Police say 22-year-old Marcos Vinicio Godoy also faces drug and weapons charges.
The Delaware State Police arrested a Middletown man after a hit and run crash led to the discovery of a weapon and drugs in his vehicle.
Saturday, March 24, at 1:39 p.m., troopers were dispatched to North Dupont Highway at Messina Hill Road for a reported hit and run.
Investigation revealed a black Ford F-150 had side struck a Ford Fusion while it was traveling in the right lane of Rt. 13. The Ford F-150 continued southbound on Rt. 13. The driver of the Fusion was not injured. Moments later, calls were received that a black Ford F-150 was driving on three wheels and had pulled into a newly constructed commercial property off Jerome Drive. Troopers arrived moments later and made contact with the operator, 22-year-old Marcos Vinicio Godoy of Middletown.
Upon contact with Godoy, an odor of marijuana was detected. He was subsequently detained and a search of the vehicle was conducted. 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.