On April 19, 2022, at 14:04 hours, Officer Matthew Smith conducted a vehicle stop on a Ford Econoline van, which displayed a temporary Delaware registration, that returned “No record” when checked through NCIC. While speaking with the operator, Tyree Mayo, Officer Smith detected an odor of marijuana emanating from within the vehicle and observed a plastic bag containing marijuana in the cup holder. Mayo was removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest. On Mayo’s person, Officer Smith recovered a flip knife with metal knuckles and a sandwich bag containing sixty-nine (69) small, orange baggies, containing a chunky white substance that tested positive for cocaine.
Mayo was charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, prohibited offensive weapons, and related traffic offenses.