2 guns seized, 3 suspects arrested in Smyrna traffic stops

SMYRNA — Two loaded guns were seized and three wanted persons apprehended during separate traffic stops Tuesday, authorities said.

Kashar Mcivor, 20, of Smyrna, was known to be wanted when an officer made a traffic stop on Chestnut Street at approximately 12:22 p.m., Smyrna Police spokesman Cpl. Brian Donner said. A loaded stolen handgun was found, along with small amounts of marijuana and powder cocaine, authorities said.

The driver was sought on four capiases, including a failure to appear in court on a sexual solicitation of a child under 18 charge, according to police.
Mr. Mcivor was presented through video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 2 in Rehoboth Beach.

Charges included possession of a firearm by person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, receiving a stolen firearm, possession of a controlled substance, driving without a valid license and possession of marijuana.

Mr. Mcivor was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown in lieu of $23,700 cash bond for Tuesday’s alleged offenses, along with secured bond for the outstanding capiases, police said.

• At approximately 8:49 p.m., a vehicle was seen traveling the wrong way on West Mount Vernon Street, police said. Quintin Lowman, 40, of Cheswold, was the driver and Lisa Galey, 27, of Magnolia, was riding with him.

Officers searched the vehicle and Cpl. Donner said a concealed loaded handgun was found.

Both driver and passenger were presented in video court through JP Court 7 in Dover.
Mr. Lowman was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, second-degree conspiracy, driving while suspended and driving the wrong way on one way street.

Charges against Ms. Galey included possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, second-degree conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mr. Lowman and Ms. Galey were both released after posting bonds of $28,002 and $18,100, respectively.

Reach staff writer Craig Anderson at canderson@newszap.com

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