On Friday, June 6, 2008 Martinsburg City Police arrested two men following a traffic stop as a result of a vehicle failing to stop at a stop sign.
Officer D. L. English observed the driver of a Lincoln Continental commit the infraction at the intersection of Albert Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. English made the stop in the 600 block of Albert Street and identified the driver as Dorian Marcell Wilson, 20 years of age, of East Road, Martinsburg. While speaking with the driver, Officer English noted odd behavior and detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Officer D. P. North and Cpl. J. E. Darby arrived at the scene of the stop to assist. North spoke with the passenger, identified as Adonis Ryshaun Bonano, 20 years of age, no fixed address. Darby said that he could also smell the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and saw a marijuana cigarette in plain view in the ashtray.
English had the driver get out the vehicle for investigative purposes and conducted a pat down search of Wilson. A search revealed a clear plastic bag in Wilson’s left front pants pocket that contained marijuana. A second bag containing crack cocaine was also located in the same pocket. Cpl. Darby had Bonano step from the vehicle and asked for consent to search his person. The consent was granted and Darby located a clear plastic bag in Bonano’s left front pants pocket that contained marijuana. Darby also located a clear plastic bag that contained a large quantity of crack cocaine in the same pocket. Wilson and Bonano had a combined total of $957 in U. S. Currency. The investigation revealed Wilson had 3.2 grams of crack cocaine and 3.1 grams of marijuana. Bonano had 15.4 grams of marijuana and 9.6 grams of crack cocaine.
Wilson was taken to the Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment by a Berkeley County Magistrate on charges of Possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine and Conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance. Bonano was also taken to the Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment on charges of Possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, Conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance and Possession with intent to deliver marijuana.