DSP: 13,000 bags of heroin and gun found in Dover; two arrested

Two people were arrested, after law enforcement say investigators found 13,000 bags of heroin in a vehicle, while executing a search warrant at a motel, in Dover.

Delaware State Police say on Thursday, around 11:15 AM, troopers began a investigation at a motel, in the 1700 block of East Lebanon Road, in Dover. Authorities report that the investigation began after members of the United States Marshalls Task Force, Dover Police Department, and Delaware State Police arrested 27-year-old Cameron Norwood and 25-year-old Natasha Morris, both of Dover, at the Best Western. According to the report, Norwood was wanted for violation of probation. Troopers say a computer check reveled that Morris was wanted on warrants out of the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas. DSP then apparently received a a search warrant on the motel room and a 2000 Saturn Aura that Norwood is known to drive.

According to the report, during the investigation, Investigators found 13,000 bags of heroin (91 grams) along with a fully loaded 9mm handgun inside the vehicle.

Officials say Norwood and Morris were taken to Troop 3 and each charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a controlled substance (heroin), possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (heroin), two counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited, conspiracy second degree, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

They were both later turned over to the Department of Correction on a $170,000 cash bond.

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