Drug and Firearms Charges Result From Traffic Stop

Dover – A traffic stop led to a drug and firearm arrest on Thursday night, December 29th, 2016 at 8:34 p.m., when Dover Police and Delaware

Raheem Fullman
Raheem Fullman

Probation and Parole stopped a vehicle in the area of West North Street and Saulsbury Road, according to Dover Police Spokesman M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman.

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Hoffman said that while conducting the stop, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana in the vehicle. Officers then located a stolen 9mm handgun, 9.6 grams of marijuana, and .3 grams of crack cocaine on Tyrese Tilghman-Benson and 3.4 grams of marijuana on Raheem Fullman. according to Hoffman. Both men were passengers in the vehicle.

Tyrese Tilghman-Benson, 18, of Dover was charged with Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Stolen Firearm,

Tyrese Tilghman-Benson
Tyrese Tilghman-Benson

Possession of Crack Cocaine and Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon. BOND: $17,800 Cash (JTVCC)

Raheem Fullman, 19, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia. He was released with Bond.

Image Credits: Dover Police


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