Two Harrington residents arrested on drug charges

HARRINGTON – On Saturday, Jan. 16 the Harrington Police Department arrested Vincent D. Carey 19, of New Orleans St. in Harrington and a 17 year old Harrington juvenile after police conducted a traffic stop.

While on patrol at 8:16 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on South DuPont Hwy. for a traffic violation.

Upon approaching the vehicle, officers immediately smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The Harrington Police Department K-9 unit also responded and alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle.

A vehicle search was conducted and police located a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Police also found alcohol inside the vehicle.

Carey was issued a criminal summons for underage possession of alcohol and released.

The juvenile, who police identified as the driver, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, underage possession of alcohol and several traffic summons. The juvenile was then turned over to the custody of a family member pending a future court appearance in Kent County Family Court.

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