Police arrest two on drug, weapons charges in Rehoboth
Two men were arrested on drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop turned up heroin, crack cocaine, knives, and a rifle in Rehoboth.
According to the Delaware State Police Department, troopers were dispatched near the Royal Farms on Coastal Highway and John J. Williams Highway for reports of traffic violations committed by a car that nearly caused a collision.
The vehicle was described as a yellow Toyota Celica which troopers located parked at the Royal Farms.
Troopers arrived and made contact with the driver, 21-year-old Ezekial Winner, and a passenger, 30-year-old Daevon Harmon, both of Rehoboth Beach.
Harmon tried to provide a false name to troopers. It was at that time that Winner told police there were drugs and a weapon inside the vehicle.
A computer inquiry reveled Winner was prohibited from possessing a weapon and Harmon had active capiases.
A search of the vehicle turned up two large hand held sword like knives, 2.1 grams of crack cocaine, a rifle (30-06 Centurion Model 120), and drug paraphernalia.
Winner and Harmon were taken into custody. Harmon was found concealing approximately .182 grams of heroin on his person, according to police.
Winner was charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of Firearm/Destructive Weapon Within10 Years of Prior Conviction of Any Felony, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (3 counts), Possession of a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $16,000 secured bond.
Harmon was charged with Tampering With Physical Evidence, Criminal Impersonation, Possession of a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance (2 counts), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts). He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $5,000 secured bond.