Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe said about 8:39 p.m., March 27, a Delaware State Police trooper was traveling eastbound on Route 9 approaching the Route 30 intersection when a Chrysler 200, traveling northbound on Route 30, passed a yield sign at high speed and crossed into the path of the trooper’s fully marked vehicle.
The trooper braked to avoid a collision and initiated a traffic stop. Upon contact, the trooper detected an odor of marijuana.
Further investigation revealed that Hopkins, the driver, did not have a valid license and was found in possession of marijuana. Bedo, the registered owner of the vehicle, was found in possession of cocaine, which she was observed attempting to hide on her person. Additional marijuana, pills and drug paraphernalia were located inside the vehicle.
Jaffe said police recovered about 13.49 grams of marijuana, 39.29 grams of cocaine, 9 Alprazolam pills and other drug paraphernalia. Hopkins and Bedo were taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 4.
Keon Hopkins was charged with intent to deliver a controlled substance tier 3 quantity, possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a valid license, possession of marijuana and failure to yield at yield sign. He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $20,403 unsecured bond.
Megan Bedo was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance tier 3 quantity, tampering with physical evidence-evidence suppression, possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. She was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace court and released on $22,401 unsecured bond.