Police: Heroin found after Del. traffic stop; two arrested
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Two men were arrested after police say a Georgetown traffic stop resulted in the discovery of thousands of bags of heroin.
Delaware State Police say on Tuesday, around 4:37 PM, troopers were dispatched to the area of DuPont Boulevard, north of Georgetown, for a red vehicle bearing MD registration that was driving erratically. Troopers say the suspect vehicle was located traveling southbound on DuPont Boulevard, south of McColley's Chapel Road. Police say the vehicle was eventually stopped at the intersection of Seashore Highway, after the driver initially failed to pull over.
During the traffic stop, authorities report that the driver was identified as 26-year-old Shamone Price. DSP says it was evident that the Salisbury man was lethargic. Law enforcement reports that the passenger was identified as 29-year-old Isiah Jordan of Salisbury.
According to the report, a duffle bag containing 6,252 bags of heroin (approximately 43.76 grams) and over $3,000 in suspected drug money was found during a search of the vehicle. Troopers report that Jordan was also found in possession of over $400 in suspected drug money.
Police say Price and Jordan were taken to Troop 4, where a DUI investigation on Price began.
Price was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving a vehicle under the influence, and other traffic related offenses. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $40,200 secured bond.
Jordan was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was turned over to Sussex Correctional Institution on $40,200 secured bond.