Man Walking In The Dark Arrested On Weapon Charge

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A Seaford man spotted by a state trooper walking in the dark and not carrying a flashlight is facing weapons-related charges.

Delaware State Police say a trooper on pro-active patrol in the area of Dove Road made contact with 34-year-old Dwight Berrain. The smell of alcohol and marijuana led to an investigation.

Police say Berrain was found to have a marijuana grinder with marijuana inside and a switchblade knife. A computer check determined Berrain was not allowed to possess a deadly weapon, according to State Police.

State Police outlined these charges against Dwight Berrain:

Berrian was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 5 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited (felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana (civil violation)
  • Drunk of the Highway
  • Failure to Carry Light on Public Road

Berrian was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $5,150 secured bond.