Harrington traffic stop yields drugs, loaded gun

Jermaine M. Daniels

Jermaine M. Daniels

HARRINGTON – Jermaine M. Daniels, 20 of the 12,000 block of North Old State Road in Ellendale, was arrested July 15 by the Harrington Police Department after police located a gun and drugs during a traffic stop.

While on patrol at 3:39 p.m., police stopped a vehicle along Milford-Harrington Highway after observing an unrestrained driver. Police stopped the vehicle and contacted Daniels, identified as the driver, and detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

A search was conducted during which police located 8.8 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Also inside the vehicle, police say they located a loaded .38 caliber handgun concealed under a seat.

Police took Daniels into custody and transported him to the Harrington Police Department for processing.  Mr. Daniels was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of marijuana other than personal quantity with an aggravating factor, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to wear a seat-belt.

Daniels was arraigned via video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $6,125 unsecured bond.

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