Felton man arrested on drug and traffic charges

MILFORD, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Felton man Thursday evening after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

Shortly after 8 p.m., troopers saw a Ford F-150 driving on South Rehoboth Boulevard with the driver not properly restrained. A traffic stop was initiated, and after making contact with the driver, 35-year-old George Smith Jr., it was learned that his driver’s license had been revoked.

Troopers then conducted a search of the vehicle, recovering approximately 1.008 grams of heroin, 2.95 grams of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and more than $600 in suspected drug money.

Smith was arrested and charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance with an aggravating factor, possession of a controlled substance in a tier 1 quantity, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while revoked, and seat belt violation. He is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $51,201 secured bond.

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