A Harrington man was arrested on felony drug charges after police say he was found in possession of more than six pounds of marijuana and other drugs during a traffic stop.
According to the Harrington Police Department, on Thursday, March 10, officers arrested 42-year-old Ronnell T. Vickers on several drug and weapons charges.
Officers on patrol came into contact with Vickers after discovering the vehicle he was operating had an invalid registration. After contact was made with Vickers, officers noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.
A probable cause search was initiated and police found several packages of marijuana total weight approximately 2,858.2 grams (6.3 pounds), 12.4 grams of ecstasy, a loaded 9mm handgun, two digital scales, and various forms of drug paraphernalia.
Vickers was taken into custody without incident and transported to Harrington Police Department where he was charged with the following: Manufacture/Deliver/PWID Controlled Substance Tier 2 quantity (C Felony), Manufacture/Deliver/PWID Controlled Substance (D Felony), Possession of a Controlled Substance Tier 2 quantity (F Felony), Possession of a Controlled Substance Tier 1 quantity (G Felony), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (violation), Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a felony (B Felony), Carrying a concealed deadly weapon/Firearm (D Felony), and two registration violations.
Vickers was presented via video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $31,000 cash bond.