Salisbury: Troopers from the Salisbury Barrack recovered two rifles, one of which was loaded, during a routine traffic stop in Wicomico County.

The accused is identified as Detravius Breon Upshur, 25, of Machipongo, Virginia. Upshur, found to be prohibited from possessing firearms, was the backseat passenger in the vehicle. He is charged with numerous criminal violations relating to the possession of a rifle and ammunition.

The driver of the vehicle is identified as Keondrae Tyrice Finney, 26, of Exmore, Virginia. Finney was charged with multiple traffic violations. Additional charges are pending further investigation.

The front seat passenger was identified as Jacorey Kevin Harmon, 23, of Exmore, Virginia. Harmon was issued a citation for possession of CDS. Additional charges are pending further investigation.

Shortly before 1:00 a.m. Monday  morning two troopers from the Salisbury Barrack were on routine patrol in the area of Main Street and Snow Hill Road when they observed a white Toyota passenger car with an inoperable brake light, inoperable license plate light, and a front seat passenger without a seatbelt. Subsequently, a traffic stop was initiated in the parking lot of a convenience store on North Salisbury Boulevard.

As the troopers approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver of the vehicle, the barrel of a semiautomatic rifle was observed from underneath a sweatshirt in the back seat. An additional rifle was observed along the rear passenger floorboard.

Subsequently, all three men were immediately detained and arrested without incident. They were transported to the Salisbury Barrack for processing. Troopers are consulting with the Wicomico County State’s Attorney as the investigation continues.