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Bridgeville Traffic Stop Leads to Marijuana Arrest

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BRIDGEVILLE, Del.- Delaware State Police say troopers arrested a 33-year-old Seaford man after he tried to flee from an officer during a traffic stop and hide a bag containing marijuana.

According to police, a trooper on patrol on Coverdale Road stopped Harrell L. Richards Jr. at around around 2:40 p.m. Sunday in a driveway after noticing the Buick Century he was driving had illegally tinted windows. Richards allegedly ran away from the car, leaving his 4-year-old daughter inside.

Police said Richard was seen throwing a small bag with 4 grams of marijuana under a car. The trooper retrieved the bag and arrested Richards. His daughter was turned over to a grandparent who was at the scene.

Richard was charged with possession of marijuana, tampering with physical evidence, endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended or revoked and operating a vehicle with improper window tint. He was ordered held in the Sussex Correctional Institution on $3,001 secured bond.

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