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Harrington Traffic Stop Leads to Arrests on Drug and Gun Charges

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Jeffrey S. Gennusa, 22, of Townsend, Del. (Photo: Harrington Police Department) Jeffrey S. Gennusa, 22, of Townsend, Del. (Photo: Harrington Police Department)

HARRINGTON, Del. – The Harrington Police Department arrested two people during a traffic stop after officers located drugs and a gun in the vehicle.

According to police, on Thursday, Jan. 7, officers on patrol stopped a vehicle after a registration check said it was a different color than it was. Police said while speaking to the driver, Jeffrey S. Gennusa, 22, of Townsend, and the passenger, Gerald L. Dollard, Jr., 24, of Wilmington, the officers saw drug paraphernalia in plain view inside the vehicle. During a search, officers discovered 1.6 grams of marijuana, .045 grams of Heroin, drug paraphernalia and a 9mm Smith and Wesson handgun, police said.

Police performed a computer check and discovered that Dollard had active warrants out of the Middletown Police Department, authorities said. Gennusa and Dollard were both taken into custody and transported to the Harrington Police Department for processing.

Gennusa was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon for the firearm, possession of marijuana with an aggravating factor and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Dollard was charged with possessing or consuming a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Gennusa and Dollard were arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2. Gennusa was released on $7,5000 unsecured bond while Dollard was issued a 41,000 unsecured bond and released to the custody of the Middletown Police Department for the active warrants, according to police.

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