Troopers Arrest Man on Gun Charges Following Traffic Stop

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The Delaware State Police have arrested 55-year-old Charles Drummond III of New Castle, Delaware on felony gun charges following a traffic stop in Federica this morning.

On March 24, 2023, at approximately 12:54 a.m., troopers were on patrol on SR-1 north of Bowers Beach Road when they observed a Chrysler 300 exit its lane multiple times. Troopers stopped the Chrysler and contacted Charles Drummond III. After observing signs of impairment, troopers initiated a DUI investigation. Drummond was taken into custody and troopers conducted an inventory search of the Chrysler. Troopers located a loaded handgun which was concealed within the vehicle.

Drummond was taken to Troop 3 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Carrying a Concealed Firearm (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence (Misdemeanor)
  • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (Misdemeanor)
  • Failure to Remain Within a Single Lane

Drummond was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court #7 and released after posting a $7001.00 secured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Trooper Raushan Rich

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