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Hit-And-Run Crash Leads to Weapon and Drug Charges for Delaware Man

Posted: Mar 26, 2018 12:08 PM Updated:
Marcos Godoy; Photo Credit: DSPD Marcos Godoy; Photo Credit: DSPD

DOVER, Del.- Delaware State Police say troopers arrested a Middletown man after a hit-and-run crash led to the discovery of a weapon and drugs in his vehicle over the weekend.

According to police, at around 1:39 p.m. Saturday troopers responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash on North Dupont Highway (Rt.13) at Messina Hill Road. A police Investigation revealed that a black ford F-150 side struck a Ford Fusion while it was traveling in the right lane of Rt. 13. 

After the impact, police say the Ford F-150 continued southbound on Rt. 13; the driver of the Fusion was not injured as a result of this crash.  Moments later, police report they received calls that a black Ford F-150 driving on three wheels had pulled into a newly constructed commercial property off of Jerome Drive.  Troopers went to the reported location and made contact with the driver, 22-year-old Marcos Vinicio Godoy of Middletown.

Upon contact with Godoy, police say they smelled marijuana.  He was arrested and police performed a search of the car.  Police report the search led to the discovery of 12.3 grams of marijuana and an unloaded Smith & Wesson .40 caliber handgun with one magazine and 11 rounds of ammunition.

Godoy was transported back to Troop 9 where he was charged with driving under the influence, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana, and other traffic-related offenses.

Godoy was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 7 and released on $25,775 unsecured bond.

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