Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Weapon Arrest

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Delaware State Police have arrested Rashawn Horne, 35, of Chester, PA following a traffic stop that occurred on Wednesday morning.

On November 9, 2022, at approximately 10:22 a.m., a trooper on patrol on Interstate-495 in the area of Edgemoor Road observed a black Chevrolet Impala traveling southbound over the posted speed limit. A traffic stop was initiated, and contact was made with the operator identified as Rashawn Horne. A computer inquiry revealed Horne had a suspended license. Subsequently, a search of his vehicle led to the discovery of a loaded Smith & Wesson .45 caliber handgun and approximately 8.67 grams of marijuana.

Horne was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 1 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Weapon by Person Prohibited and a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana (Civil)
  • Driving While Suspended or Revoked
  • Speeding

Horne was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and released on $7,503 unsecured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell

Released: 111022  0958


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