DSP Arrest Man for Drug and Weapon Charges

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The Delaware State Police have arrested 18-year-old Kyree Coxon of Rehoboth Beach, DE, for weapon and drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred on Monday morning.

On May 9, 2022, at approximately 11:30 a.m., a trooper on patrol in the Milton area observed a black Cadillac sedan traveling northbound on Coastal Highway south of Broadkill Road at a high rate of speed. The trooper conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the operator and sole occupant, identified as Kyree Coxon. Upon contacting Coxon, the trooper smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle’s interior. Coxon was subsequently taken into custody at the scene without incident. A search of the Cadillac led to the discovery of approximately 64.47 grams of marijuana, a FHN 9-millimeter handgun, and over $1,100 in suspected drug proceeds.

Coxon was transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following offenses:

Possession of a Firearm While Possessing a Controlled Substance (Felony)
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
Possession of Marijuana Other Than Personal Use Quantity
Numerous traffic offenses

Coxon was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and released on an $8,500 unsecured bond.


Source; DE State Police Newsroom

Written by: Editor

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