Delaware State Police

Troopers Arrest Pennsylvania Man for DUI and Drugs

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James E. Kimmel

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Dover – The Delaware State Police have arrested a Pennsylvania man after a traffic stop yields drugs.

A trooper was on patrol in the area of Webbs Lane and South Governors Avenue Wednesday March 1, 2017 around 11:20 p.m. when a vehicle was observed driving directly behind the patrol car without a headlight.  The trooper conducted a traffic stop on the Toyota 4Runner and upon making contact with the operator, James E. Kimmel, 50 of Minersville, Pennsylvania, an odor of alcohol and marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle.  A DUI investigation ensued and Kimmel was subsequently transported to Troop 3.  An inventory search of the Toyota was conducted at which time troopers located 21.47 grams of marijuana and 8.01 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine.

James Kimmel was arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Crystal Meth), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Crystal Meth), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, and Failure to Have Two Headlamps.  He was arraigned at JP7 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $5,151.00 secured bond.

Released: 030217 1020

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