DSP Arrest Philly Man for Possession of Cocaine

Apr 20, 2013 -- 4:43pm

Delaware State Police have arrested and charged a 36-year- old Philadelphia man for cocaine charges after a traffic stop for a cell phone violation on Route 1 near St. Georges Thursday afternoon.

Police say they observed the driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix using a cell phone while driving southbound on Route 1. Troopers stopped the car and a K-9 search of the vehicle turned up a quarter kilo of cocaine in the trunk with a street value of $10,000.

The driver, Orishafemi Swint was arrested and charged with numerous offenses. He was arraigned and released after posting $22,650 bail.  

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