WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – Two Georgia men are charged with firearms crimes after obstruction to traffic in Delaware.
Delaware State Police said a soldier stopped a vehicle owned by Ryan Freeman, 28, of Jonesboro, Georgia, on Interstate 495 in Wilmington shortly after 9 a.m. on Saturday for multiple traffic violations.
Authorities said the soldier opened a criminal investigation after discovering the smell of marijuana in the car. A search of the car revealed 10 handguns, three of which had been stolen.
Freeman and Shaquayvis Asberry, 25, of Riverdale, Georgia, were both charged with carrying a hidden firearm ten times, receiving a stolen firearm three times, conspiracy, endangering child welfare, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Asberry was also charged with 10 banned person possession counts of a firearm, while Freeman was charged with three vehicle violations.
Freeman was taken into custody on bail for $ 118,000 in cash. Asberry was taken into custody on $ 477,000 cash bail.
A 13-year-old boy who was in the car was given to a family member.
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