Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests Of 2 People

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A traffic stop on Long Neck Road has led to the arrests of two people on drug-related charges.

Delaware State Police say the vehicle was stopped for not using a turn signal, and the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle led to an investigation. According to police, a search of the vehicle turned up more than five grams of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and more than $950 in suspected drug proceeds.


42-year-old Tony Drummond of Dagsboro and 36-year-old Keiyanda Hopkins of Millsboro were taken into custody and arraigned. State Police also say it was learned that Drummond ingested a portion of a controlled dangerous substance.

Delaware State Police released these charges:

Drummond was transported to Troop 7, where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of Controlled Substance Tier 1 Quantity (Felony)
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Failure when Moving Right, Left or Turning to Signal Continuously

Drummond was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $3,800 secured bond.

Hopkins was transported to Troop 7, where she was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of Controlled Substance Tier 1 Quantity (Felony)
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Hopkins was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $2,500 secured bond.