Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Millsboro

MILLSBORO — The Delaware State Police arrested a Seaford man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs Friday nighy.

Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said the incident occurred late at approximately 10:18 p.m. when a trooper observed a white Ford Expedition traveling southbound on DuPont Boulevard north of Laurel Road, Millsboro.

Bryan Emory

The driver was allegedly observed talking on his cellular phone. The trooper activated his emergency equipment and the driver stopped the vehicle on Houston Avenue east of DuPont Boulevard.

Contact was made with the driver, Bryan Emory, 30 of Seaford, and he allegedly exhibited signs of driving under the influence. In addition, Sgt. Bratz said there was a strong odor of marijuana coming from the driver. During the DUI investigation, a vehicle search was conducted where cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were allegdly located.

Mr. Emory was transported to Troop 4 where a DUI investigation ensued. He was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver tier 1, possession of marijuana,threecounts of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of drugs, duty to sign and carry license, failure to have insurance identification in possession, and operating a motor vehicle while using a cell phone.

He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court No. 3 and released on $9,325 unsecured bond.

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