Harrington Man Arrested on Weapon, Drug Charges - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Harrington Man Arrested on Weapons, Drug Charges

Posted: Dec 29, 2017 7:48 AM Updated:
Stephen Obeda Stephen Obeda

DOVER, Del.- Delaware State Police say a Harrington man is facing multiple charges after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a loaded handgun and illegal drugs.

Police said that shortly after noon Wednesday, troopers were on patrol in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and observed a Dodge Nitro with an equipment violation.  A traffic stop was then conducted and contact was made with the operator, identified as 33-year-old Stephen Obeda of Harrington.  It was determined that Obeda's drivers license was revoked.  Subsequently, he was removed from the vehicle and a search was conducted. 

Troopers said the search of the vehicle revealed a concealed and fully loaded .22 caliber revolver which was previously reported stolen out of Denton, Maryland, 20.70 grams of marijuana and .375 grams of heroin, both of which were packaged for sale.

Obeda was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, two counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, receiving a stolen firearm,  two counts of possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and several traffic charges. He was arraigned out of Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $59,600 unsecured bond.

  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • Living Life to the Fullest with Beau Smith

    Living Life to the Fullest with Beau Smith

    The saying live every day like it is your last stands true for one young man on Delmarva. WBOC's Erin Tyszko takes us on a journey with Beau Smith.

    More

    The saying live every day like it is your last stands true for one young man on Delmarva. WBOC's Erin Tyszko takes us on a journey with Beau Smith.

    More
  • Somerset County Teacher Faces Child Abuse Charges

    Somerset County Teacher Faces Child Abuse Charges

    People in one Somerset County community are shocked after finding out one of their Elementary teachers is charged with allowing a man to sexually assault her 10 year old relative. 

    That teacher is 30 year-old Brittney Hughes of Salisbury, Md. Hughes was a first grade teacher at Carter  G. Woodson Elementary School in Crisfield. 

    More

    People in one Somerset County community are shocked after finding out one of their Elementary teachers is charged with allowing a man to sexually assault her 10 year old relative. 

    That teacher is 30 year-old Brittney Hughes of Salisbury, Md. Hughes was a first grade teacher at Carter  G. Woodson Elementary School in Crisfield. 

    More
  • Inmate Death at the Wicomico County Department of Corrections

    Inmate Death at the Wicomico County Department of Corrections

    Wayne Dean Davis, Jr., age 23, was pronounced dead at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center shortly after 3 p.m. on Oct. 19. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy. As a matter of policy, Davis’ death is being investigated by the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department.

    More

    Wayne Dean Davis, Jr., age 23, was pronounced dead at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center shortly after 3 p.m. on Oct. 19. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy. As a matter of policy, Davis’ death is being investigated by the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department.

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices