Rehoboth Beach- Delaware State Police arrested 76-year-old Harvey D. Manley of Millsboro on drug and traffic charges following a traffic stop.
On December 15, 2020, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Troopers working proactive patrol at the intersection of Coastal Highway southbound and Miller Road, observed a silver Kia Sportage SUV operating with an expired temporary registration plate.
Police say a computer inquiry confirmed the temporary registration plate was expired and the vehicle should not be on the roadway. The trooper followed behind the vehicle and observed multiple traffic violations before a traffic stop was initiated in a safe location in the Lighthouse Plaza Boulevard shopping center. Contact was made with the operator who was later confirmed to be Manley through a computer inquiry. Through the interaction with Manley, a criminal investigation ensued. A consent search of Manley’s person and vehicle was conducted and the following items were located:
- Drug Paraphernalia
- $1026.00 USC in suspected drug proceeds
- (69) Oxycodone pills
- (4) 8mg Hydromorphone pills
- (7) 50mg Trazadonen pills
- (2) 15 mg Buspirone pills
- (1) Onadansetron pill
- (2) 50mg Sertraline pills
- (1) capsule of unknown pill
- Assortment of misc. pills/vitamins
Manley was taken into custody and transported to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following crimes:
- Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance (Felony)
- Possession of a Controlled Substance (5 counts)
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Expired Temporary Registration Plate
- Failure to Have Insurance in Possession
- Failed to Remain in Single Lane
- Failure to Signal
- Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device
Manley was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on a $7,800.00 unsecured bond.