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Seaford Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges After Traffic Stop

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BERLIN, Md. - Maryland State Police say a 60-year-old man of Seaford, Delaware, is charged with the unlawful possession of a firearm, and for possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a simple traffic stop Saturday night.

Police say at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday night, Troopers observed a 1976 red Chevy Stingray Corvette with a headlight out. Police say a traffic stop was initiated and the driver was identified as Raymond Cook of Seaford, Delaware. Police say Cook was asked to step out of the vehicle where he performed a field sobriety test. Police then found that Cook was carrying a loaded .38 caliber Taurus revolver on his right hip.

Police say after searching Cook's vehicle, they found 7.80 grams of marijuana and a smoking device in the center console.

Police say Cook was arrested and transported to the Berlin Barrack for processing.

Police say a criminal history check of Cook was conducted and he was found to be prohibited from possessing a regulated firearm.  

Cook was charged with knowingly possessing a regulated firearm after being convicted of a disqualifying crime, possessing ammunition after being prohibited, knowingly wear, carry and transport handgun in vehicle. wear, carry and transport handgun in vehicle, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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