Traffic stop leads to drug bust in Georgetown

1280 Burton

GEORGETOWN, Del. – Delaware State Police say a Millsboro man was arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop Thursday afternoon.

We’re told at around 3:25 p.m., a trooper observed a white Dodge van failing to stop at a red light, with the driver not wearing his seatbelt. A traffic stop was conducted, at which point the trooper saw marijuana on the floorboard in plain view. The driver, 19-year-old Guy Burton, was subsequently detained, and a search of the vehicle was conducted.

1,139 doses of ecstasy, 598 bags of heroin (approximately 4.186 grams), approximately 1.91 grams of marijuana, approximately 0.02 grams of crack, and drug paraphernalia were all found inside the vehicle.

Burton was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (tier 3), possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (tier 2), possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended, failure to have insurance, failure to stop at red light, and driver must wear properly adjusted and fastened seat belt. He was later released on a $13,150 secured bond.

Categories: Crime, Delaware, Local News