Lincoln – Delaware State Police have arrested 19-year-old Isaac J. Pettit of Georgetown, DE, on drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop Monday morning in Lincoln.
On July 19, 2021 at approximately 8:49 a.m., a trooper on patrol in the area of Dupont Boulevard (Route 113) and West Hudson Pond Road, Lincoln, observed a blue Nissan Altima traveling southbound on Dupont Boulevard at a high rate of speed. A traffic stop was initiated on the Altima, and contact was made with the operator, identified as Isaac Pettit. Upon contact, the trooper detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.
Subsequently, a probable cause search was conducted, and the trooper discovered approximately .32 grams of marijuana, and a .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun inside of the vehicle.
Palmer was taken into custody without incident, and transported to Troop 7, where he was charged with the following crimes:
Possession of a Deadly Weapon my Person Prohibited (Felony)
Possession of Marijuana (Civil)
Palmer was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2, and released on his own recognizance.
Source: DE State Police Newsroom