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Lewes Traffic Stop Leads to Drugged Driving Arrest

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Harry Johnson Jr. Harry Johnson Jr.

LEWES, Del.- A Milton man is facing driving under the influence of drugs and related drug charges following a Wednesday night traffic stop in Lewes.

Delaware State Police said it happened at around 8:30 p.m. when a trooper conducted a traffic stop on a Landrover SUV on Beaver Dam Road in Lewes, after the driver failed to signal a lane change and failed to remain within a single lane. 

Police said that upon making contact with the Landrover's driver and sole occupant, identified as Harry Johnson Jr., of Milton, the trooper detected an odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Police said a further investigation determined that Johnson was driving under the influence of drugs and a subsequent search of the vehicle produced the following:

  • Approximately 0.14 grams of heroin
  • 83 amphetamine pills
  • 4 buprenorphine pills
  • Approximately 23 grams of marijuana
  • Approximately 6.6 grams of hashish
  • Approximately 0.8 grams of methamphetamine
  • Drug paraphernalia

Johnson was taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following:

  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Failure to have Insurance Identification in Possession
  • Failed to remain in a single lane
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia (2 counts)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance Tier 4 Quantity
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance with aggravated factor (5 counts)
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