Two Arrested on Drug and Weapons Offenses


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A traffic stop by Delaware State Police led to the arrest of two people just before 2 Saturday morning.  Police were called to the Coverdale Road area for shots being fired – and a trooper in the area saw a vehicle leaving that area.  After the trooper pulled the vehicle over, they spotted marijuana in plain sight.  The driver, 29 year old Monte Murray of Seaford and passenger – 22 year old Tashyra Scott of Hartly were arrested.  A search of the vehicle turned up over 2 grams of marijuana, 5 Ecstasy tablets, a 9mm handgun, ammunition, drug paraphernalia and over $200 in cash.  Both are charged with a variety of weapons and drug offenses and are free on unsecured bond.  An investigation into the shots fired turned up no shell casings or property damage.