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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests in Ellendale

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ELLENDALE, Del.- Delaware State Police have charged two Pennsylvania men with multiple drug offenses.

Police say the incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m., Saturday, June 15, when a trooper stopped a black, Mercedes Benz for speeding, on S. DuPont Hwy., south of Fleatown Rd. in Ellendale.

The officer made contact with the driver of the vehicle, Benjamin Roscioli (18) of Horsham, Pa., and the passenger, Andrew McPoyle (18) of N. Wales, Pa.

According to the trooper, while speaking with the men he could smell an odor of marijuana coming from the inside of the vehicle.

Police say a subsequent search of the vehicle found 187.5 grams of marijuana which was packaged in multiple plastic baggies, 98, 1 gram vials, of liquid THC, an assortment of drug paraphernalia and $6,806 in suspected drug proceeds.

Roscioli and McPoyle were transported to Troop 7 where they were charged with one count each of Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity, Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Roscioli was also cited for speeding.

They were arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released on $6,250 unsecured bail, each.

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