Dover Police: Man Found With Stolen Van Full Of Weed

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The Dover Police Department arrested 24-year-old Jaquell McDonald on drug charges after he was found to be in possession of 131.4 pounds of marijuana in a stolen vehicle, according to police.

Officers contacted McDonald in the 400 Block of Haslet Street after being dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the area.  Upon arrival, it was determined the vehicle was stolen out of Delaware State Police jurisdiction.

McDonald was contacted by officers and found to have 72.9 grams of marijuana on his person.  A search of the van led to the discovery of an additional 131.4 pounds of marijuana plants, police said.

McDonald was released on a $65,000 unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Tampering with Physical Evidence


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