Phila. man busted with marijuana in Del. traffic stop

June 21, 2013 2:37:08 PM PDT
A Philadelphia man was arrested on marijuana charges following a traffic stop in Delaware.

It happened Thursday afternoon on SR 1 southbound at Biddle Toll Plaza in Middletown.

State troopers stopped 24-year-old Vance Turner for allegedly speeding.

During the traffic stop, one of the troopers noticed the smell of marijuana.

Police searched the vehicle and found a shopping bag containing five pounds of marijuana separated in plastic storage bags.

Authorities say the drugs have a street value of $10,000.

Turner was taken into custody, facing a number of drug charges.