Troopers Arrest Two for Weapon and Drug Charges

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Delaware State Police have arrested 23-year-old Tiant Handy of Lincoln, DE and 21-year-old Thomas Finney of Milton, DE for weapon and drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred on Thursday evening.

On May 5, 2022 at approximately 10:25 p.m., a trooper on patrol in the Lincoln area observed a silver Dodge Avenger traveling westbound on Fitzgeralds Road west of Dupont Boulevard. The trooper noticed that the vehicle’s registration had expired, and a traffic stop was initiated on West Clogg Drive. Upon contacting the operator, identified as Tiant Handy, the trooper observed a partially concealed firearm in the vehicle. Both Handy and passenger Thomas Finney were then taken into custody at the scene without incident. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of two loaded Smith & Wesson handguns and approximately 1 gram of marijuana.

Both Handy and Finney were transported to Troop 4 and charged with the following offenses:

Tiant Handy
Tiant Handy: Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony); Possession of a Firearm While Possessing a Controlled Substance (Felony); Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony); Possession of Marijuana and Expired Tags.  Handy was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and released on $8,250 unsecured bond.
Thomas Finney
Thomas Finney: Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony) and Conspiracy Second Degree.

Finney was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and released on $6,000 unsecured bond.


Source: Delaware State Police Newsroom

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