A traffic stop on Middleford Road results in charges against a Seaford man.
Delaware State Police say the vehicle that was stopped over the weekend had a fictitious license plate. An investigation, according to police, determined that the driver, 32-year-old Garland Church, had a folding knife longer than three inches hidden in his waistband.
Police say a computer check disclosed that Church is prohibited from carrying a deadly weapon. A search also turned up a large knife and drug paraphernalia.
A passenger with Church was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
State Police released these details about charges against Garland Church:
Church 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 Person Prohibited (2 counts-felony)
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (felony)
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Failure to have Insurance in Possession
- Operation of Unregistered Motor Vehicle
- Fictitious Tags
- Failure to have Registration in Possession
- Failure to have License in Possession
Church was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released on his own recognizance.