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Troopers Arrest Georgetown Man on Drug and Weapon Charges Following Traffic Stop – Lincoln

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Lincoln– Delaware State Police have arrested 19-year-old Isaac J. Pettit of Georgetown, DE, on drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop Monday morning in Lincoln.

On July 19, 2021 at approximately 8:49 a.m., a trooper on patrol in the area of Dupont Boulevard (Route 113) and West Hudson Pond Road, Lincoln, observed a blue Nissan Altima traveling southbound on Dupont Boulevard at a high rate of speed. A traffic stop was initiated on the Altima, and contact was made with the operator, identified as Isaac Pettit. Upon contact, the trooper detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Subsequently, a probable cause search was conducted, and the trooper discovered approximately .32 grams of marijuana, and a .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun inside of the vehicle.

Palmer was taken into custody without incident, and transported to Troop 7, where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon my Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana (Civil)
  • Speeding

Palmer was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2, and released on his own recognizance.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal Amina Ali

Released: 072021 1042

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