Smyrna man arrested on drug charges in Dover
A Smyrna man was arrested Feb. 25 on drug charges after a traffic stop on Route 1 in Dover by the Delaware Natural Resources Police Environmental Crimes Unit.
The stop was made in the interest of public safety after an officer saw traffic violations, according to a DNREC press release.
During a search of the vehicle, police seized as evidence 322 grams of marijuana, 66 Xanax pills, $1,225 in cash, a digital scale and drug packaging materials, police said.
Andrew Burns, 23, was charged with:
- manufacture/deliver/possession with intent to deliver controlled substance in tier 2 quantity;
- manufacture/deliver/possession with intent to deliver controlled substance;
- possession of controlled substance in tier 2 quantity;
- possession of controlled substance in tier 1 quantity;
- second-degree conspiracy -- agreement to engage in felony criminal conduct;
- possession of drug paraphernalia not related to a personal use quantity of marijuana;
- failure to have automobile insurance identification in possession;
- operation of an unregistered motor vehicle;
- display of license plate violation;
- unsafe passing on the left;
- duty to sign and carry driver’s license violation.
Burns was arraigned by video phone in Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on his own recognizance while awaiting another court date.