Dover traffic stop leads to drugs, weapons arrest

A traffic stop in Dover leads to a drugs and weapons arrest on Tuesday evening.

Delaware State Police say a trooper stopped 20-year-old Tyler Shabazz of Magnolia after he made a lane change without signaling in the area of South Dupont Highway and Webbs Lane.

The trooper noticed a smell of marijuana inside the vehicle and conducted a probable search without incident. 

The search uncovered 440 grams of marijuana, a loaded 9mm handgun, four magazines and ammunition, digital scale and over $250 in drug proceeds. 

Shabazz was lodged in SCI on $27,001 secure bond. He faces several charges, including:

Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity (Felony)
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Failure to Signal

Tyler Shabazz (Delaware State Police)

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