Georgetown Police have arrested three Virginia men
after they were found to be in possession of drugs during a routine traffic stop in Georgetown.
Police report that the incident occurred on the morning of January 31 at approximately 10:30 a.m., as Georgetown Police were patrolling DuPont Blvd. Georgetown Officers report they saw a silver Toyota Camry traveling southbound on DuPont Blvd. commit a traffic violation.
After speaking to the drive as well as two passengers of the car, officers discovered that none of the occupants possessed a valid driver’s license. Police say that the officers also learned that the silver Camry was a rental vehicle in which none of the occupants were permitted to operate.
Due to the lack of a licensed driver, and an absence of the vehicle's renter, the silver Camry was towed; however police report that prior to towing the silver Camry, an inventory search was conducted and approximately 139 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine was found in the trunk.
Police say that all occupants were taken into custody and transported to the Georgetown Police Department.
The driver, 30-year-old Lavel Cherry of Norfolk, Virginia was arrested for possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 4 quantity, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 5 quantity, second-degree conspiracy, driving with a invalid license and inattentive driving. Cherry was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $51,200 secured bond.
Both 31-year-old Reenato Mizzell and 30-year-old Keithel Reid of Suffolk, Virginia were arrested for possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 4 quantity, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 5 quantity and second-degree conspiracy. Both were committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $51,000 secured bond.