A 21-year-old Viola man is facing drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop in the Camden area on Wednesday night.
Delaware State Police say Colin Shockley was stopped in the area of South DuPont Highway and POW-MIA Parkway by a trooper for having tinted windows without a waiver.
The trooper noticed a strong odor of marijuana and spotted a rifle inside the vehicle in plain sight. Shockley was detained without incident, and a search of the vehicle uncovered 17 grams of marijuana, an American Tactical assault rifle, and a handgun.
Shockley was transported to Troop 3 and charged with the following offenses:
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
Possession of a Firearm While Possessing a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 2 counts
Possession of Marijuana
Failure to Have Insurance Identification in Possession
Operating a Vehicle With Improper Window Tinting
He was was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 7 and released on his own recognizance.