Troopers Arrest Man for Felony Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop

Delaware State Police arrested 36-year-old Matthew Dunham of Frederica, Delaware, for felony drug offenses following a traffic stop in Dover on Thursday morning.

On February 22, 2024, at approximately 1:39 a.m., a trooper on patrol observed a black Honda CRV with expired Delaware registration traveling northbound on Route 13 in the area of Route 42 in Dover. The trooper conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Matthew Dunham. Dunham was unable to provide a driver’s license or proof of insurance to the trooper. A computer inquiry revealed his license was suspended. During the traffic stop, Dunham was observed going through a lunchbox on the front passenger seat, inside of which troopers observed drug paraphernalia. Troopers conducted a search of the Honda and discovered a clear plastic bag containing approximately 25.62 grams of methamphetamine. Dunham was taken into custody without incident.

Dunham was taken to Troop 9, where he was charged with the offenses listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11, and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $40,005 secured bond.

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance Tier 3 (Felony)
  • Possession of Controlled Substance Tier 3 (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Additional Traffic Violations

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