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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Dover Man on Drug, Child Endangerment Charges

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SMYRNA, Del.- A Dover man faces several charges after police reported finding drugs in his car during a traffic stop.

Delaware State Police troopers reported seeing a vehicle traveling on North Dupont Highway Tuesday morning in Smyrna with the driver using his cellphone while driving.

Troopers pulled over Nakia Wiggins Jr., 27, and reported smelling marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. 

Police discovered that Wiggins did not have a valid driver’s license.  Also in the vehicle was a 7-year-old child, according to police. 

Troopers said a search of the vehicle revealed approximately .52 grams of marijuana, a burnt marijuana cigarette and trace amounts of crack cocaine.

Wiggins was taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 3, where he was found in possession of approximately 8.81 grams of crack cocaine.

Wiggins was charged with the following:

  • Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance
  • Possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 1 quantity
  • Endangering the welfare of a child
  • Driving while suspended or revoked
  • Private use/consumption of marijuana
  • No person shall drive a motor vehicle on any highway while using electronic communication device

Wiggins was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on his own recognizance.

 

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