Traffic stop turns up crystal meth, multiple firearms in Magnolia

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32-year old Christopher M. Foraker, of Dover, DE – Delaware State Police

A Dover man was arrested on drug and weapons charges after police say a traffic stop turned up crystal meth and multiple firearms in Magnolia.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, the incident occurred on September 3, around 9:47 p.m., as troopers observed a Subaru Legacy traveling westbound on Walnut Shade Road in Magnolia, swerving outside of it’s lane of travel.

A traffic stop was initiated and a strong odor of marijuana was detected. Troopers also observed firearms in plain view in the back seat of the vehicle.

The driver, 32-year old Christopher M. Foraker, was detained and found in possession of approximately 0.19 grams of crystal methamphetamine, according to police. A computer inquiry revealed he was prohibited from possessing a firearm.

A search of Foraker’s vehicle located a 6.5 Grendel rifle, .22 caliber rifle, 28.71 grams of marijuana, numerous caliber rounds, and drug paraphernalia.

Foraker was charged with Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (2 counts), Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Who Also Possesses a Controlled Substance (2 counts), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Failed to remain within a single lane. He was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $6,102.00 secured bond.