Millsboro man faces weapon, drug-related charges

GEORGETOWN – Georgetown Police on Friday arrested a Millsboro man for weapon and drug-related charges after he was stopped for a traffic violation.

Devynne Hobbs

On July 6 around 9:30 p.m., Georgetown police stopped a vehicle traveling northbound on South Dupont Boulevard near Old Laurel Road for speeding.

Officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. While speaking with the driver, officers found a handgun concealed inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle led to the recovery of a 9mm handgun, two loaded magazines, 9.38 grams of marijuana, 15,97 grams of cocaine and $1,992 in cash, Georgetown Police Department spokesman Det. Joey Melvin said.

Devynne Hobbs, 24, was arrested for speeding, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 3 quantity, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Hobbs was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution.

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