Ryan Trice, 28, of Wilmington, DE was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act (Act 64), Simple Assault and other related offenses. While pulling up to Kennett Gas and Go at 700 West Cypress Street, the Officers observed Trice getting back into the vehicle reported in this incident. Upon making contact with the two occupants of the vehicle, a strong odor of marijuana was detected. While the female passenger was attempting to gather her belongings from inside the vehicle, Trice struck the her in the face with his cell phone in hand. Trice was taken into custody and placed in a patrol vehicle. Witnesses observed Trice toss something in the trashcan while he was outside of his vehicle. Officers retrieved approximately 65 baggies of controlled substances from said trashcan. Ryan Trice was transported to Central Booking at the Chester County Prison on these charges and is awaiting a preliminary hearing at District Court 15-3-04.