Sussex Tech student faces drug charges

April 10, 2024

A Sussex Tech student faces charges after police say they found baggies of marijuana, a scale and drug paraphernalia April 9 in the student’s car.

The 17-year-old student was working on his car as part of a class when staff detected the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle, according to Delaware State Police. Staff searched the car and found 5.79 grams of marijuana, about 21 grams in individual packages, a metal scale and drug paraphernalia. The teen was taken to Troop 4 where he was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 3 and released to a guardian.

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