Milton: Traffic stop accelerates to drug charges

MILTON – Milton police on Sunday arrested a 21-year-old Dover man they found to be possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and suspected drug money during a traffic stop.

Robert R. Knox

Robert R. Knox was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also cited for speeding, driving while suspended, possession of a suspended license and failure to have insurance identification, according to Milton Police Chief Robert J. Longo.

Milton police on patrol July 16 at about 9 p.m. conducted a traffic stop on a Kia Optima on Harbeson Road. Upon contacting the operator, Robert R. Knox, officers detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle, Chief Longo said.

A Milton Police K9 team conducted a scan of the vehicle. It revealed narcotics on several locations, inside and outside the vehicle.

Officers subsequently located approximately 31 grams of marijuana, a drug scale and $2,637 in suspected drug proceeds, Chief Longo said.

Knox was released on $2,500 unsecured bond pending a future court date.

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