Pennsylvania Man Arrested On Drug Charges And DUI

Dover – The Delaware State Police have arrested a Pennsylvania man after a traffic stop yields drugs, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

James E Kimmel
James E Kimmel

Fournier said that a trooper was on patrol in the area of Webbs Lane and South Governors Avenue Wednesday March 1, 2017 around 11:20 p.m. when a vehicle was observed driving directly behind the patrol car without a headlight.

The trooper conducted a traffic stop on the Toyota 4Runner and upon making contact with the operator, James E. Kimmel, 50 of Minersville, Pennsylvania, an odor of alcohol and marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle, said Fournier.

A DUI investigation ensued and Kimmel was subsequently transported to Troop 3. An inventory search of the Toyota was conducted at which time troopers allegedly located 21.47 grams of marijuana and 8.01 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine, according to Fournier.

James Kimmel was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Crystal Meth), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Crystal Meth), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, and Failure to Have Two Headlamps.

He was arraigned at JP7 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $5,151.00 secured bond.

Image Credits: Delaware State Police

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