121 Bags of Heroin Seized After Foot Chase

Posted on  02/20/2013 8:25 am

Location:

  • Unit block of Jensen Drive, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013 approximately 8:25 a.m.

Victim:

  • Public/Society

Defendant/Charges:

  • Phil Jones, 21, 900 block of North Pine Street, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possesses a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 Quantity (Heroin 3.025 grams/Total Value - $605.00)
    • Resisting Arrest
    • Loitering for Drug Related Activity

Summary:

Officers Michael Barrett and Neil Evans arrested Phil Jones for heroin possesion after a foot chase.

Officers were patrolling the unit block of Jensen Drive when they observed Jones standing idle on the corner. Jones made eye contact with the officers and began to quickly walk into the courtyard. Jones discarded a black plastic bag in a trash can and fled on foot northbound on North Claymont Street. After a short foot chase, Jones was taken into custody without further incident. Officers recovered the plastic bag and located 121 bags of heroin.

Jones, a convicted felon, was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of a $20,600.00 secured bond.