The incident happened early Saturday morning when police pulled over a car for failing to stop at a flashing red light at the intersection of U.S. 13 northbound and Route 71 just south of Townsend.
Delaware State Police have arrested two Smyrna men on weapons and drug offenses, after a traffic stop early Saturday morning near Townsend.
The incident happened at about 12:50 a.m., when police pulled over a 2014 Kia Forte for failing to stop at a flashing red light at the intersection of U.S. 13 northbound and Route 71 just south of Townsend.
When talking with the occupants, an odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle, police said.
In a search of the car, police found a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun, a loaded Taurus 9mm handgun, along with more ammunition and a 9mm magazine.
In addition to the firearms, police found 0.7 grams of heroin, 16.81 grams of marijuana and $497 in cash.
The occupants of the car were Raymond C. Robinson Jr., 23, who was driving; Robinson's six-month-old daughter; and Mark A. Lee, 20.
Upon being advised of his arrest, Robinson briefly struggled with police while being handcuffed but was quickly subdued and taken into custody without further incident.
His 6-month-old daughter was turned over to the custody of family members.
Lee was taken into custody without incident.
Robinson and Lee were taken to Delaware State Police Troop 9 where they were each charged with the carrying a concealed deadly weapon (two counts), possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited (two counts), endangering the welfare of a child, possession of heroin and possession of marijuana, police said.
Robinson was also charged with resisting arrest and failing to stop at a flashing red light.
The men were arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11.
Robinson was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $27,252 cash bail while awaiting another court appearance.
Lee was committed to HRYCI in lieu of $26,571 cash bail while awaiting another court appearance.