Man, teen charged in connection to Harrington vehicle theft; heroin found
Two people are facing charges after police say over 100 baggies of heroin were found during an investigation of a vehicle theft, in Harrington.
The Harrington Police Department says on February 10, they responded to a residence in the first block of Commerce Street for a reported vehicle theft. Once on scene, police say say the victim reported that her vehicle was taken from her home. On February 12, officers say they were contacted about a suspicious vehicle on Madison Avenue. After checking the registration, law enforcement determined that the suspicious vehicle was the same vehicle that was stolen from the victim on Commerce Street.
While with the stolen vehicle, Harrington PD says they were informed by a witness stating that two subjects were seen exiting the vehicle after it was parked. The two suspects reportedly fled on foot. After receiving a description of the suspects, police say they located and arrested 20-year-old Raheem Fullman, of Dover, and a 16-year-old from Milford as they were walking in the area.
According to the report, authorities found 107 baggies of heroin in Fullman's clothing. Officers report that a computer check revealed that Fullman had an active warrant out of the Milford Police Department for terroristic threatening and an active capias out of Sussex County Superior Court for violation of probation.
The 16-year-old was charged with receiving stolen property over $1,500 and released to a parent pending a future court appearance in Kent County Family Court.
Fullman was charged with with receiving stolen property over $1,500 and possess or consume a controlled or counterfeit substance and he was issued a issued a $2,200 unsecured bond on the criminal charges. the 20-year-old was also given a $9,000 cash bond for the violation of probation. He was then turned over to the Sussex Correctional institution.
The vehicle was returned to the victim as this investigation continues.