A Rehoboth teen was arrested on drug and weapons charges in Milton.
According to Delaware State Police, around 11:30 a.m., Monday troopers on patrol in the Milton area spotted a black Cadillac sedan traveling northbound on Coastal Highway south of Broadkill Road at a high rate of speed.
The trooper conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the operator and sole occupant, identified as 18-year-old Kyree Coxon, of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
As police made contact with Coxon, troopers reportedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle’s interior.
Coxon was subsequently taken into custody at the scene without incident. A search of the Cadillac led to the discovery of approximately 64.47 grams of marijuana, a FHN 9-millimeter handgun, and over $1,100 in suspected drug proceeds.
Coxon was charged with Possession of a Firearm While Possessing a Controlled Substance (Felony), Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony), Possession of Marijuana Other Than Personal Use Quantity, and numerous traffic offenses. He was arraigned and released on $8,500 unsecured bond.