A 20-year-old Dover man pulled over for driving too slowly is now facing drug and gun charges, Delaware State Police said Wednesday.
According to authorities, Amir M. McMorris was operating a Honda Accord along DuPont Highway near Fork Branch Road, north of Dover, around 12:05 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, and was pulled over for impeding the flow of traffic by driving too slowly.
Police said an odor of marijuana was detected, and a subsequent search of his vehicle and person collectively turned up 10.67 grams of marijuana, 30 mg of amphetamines, paraphernalia, and a .45-caliber handgun loaded with nine .45 mm rounds.
McMorris was charged with Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to have insurance identification, driving a motor vehicle at a slow speed as to impede flow, and failure to have license in possession. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $9,603 secured bond.