The arrests took place Thursday, May 11.

Milford police have arrested two men after drugs were found during a traffic stop.

Milford PD spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten said an officer stopped their car at about 10:16 p.m. Thursday, May 11 after it as spotted traveling at a high rate of speed on the Milford-Harrington Highway.

The officer conducted an investigation after he contacted the driver and passenger and smelled marijuana. The search resulted in the seizure of 0.6 grams of methamphetamine, 3.2 grams of marijuana and assorted items of drug paraphernalia.

William J. Cochrane, 43, of New Castle is charged with tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana, and possession of a controlled substance; he later was released on a $1,700 unsecured bond.

Kenneth J. Hughes, 48, of Newark is charged with driving while suspended or revoked, failure to have required insurance, speeding, failure to transfer title, failure to have a registration card, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was issued a traffic and criminal summons and ordered to appear May 30 at JP Court 6 for arraignment.