Neighborhood Policing Unit Arrests Juvenile Drug Dealer

Posted on  02/27/2013 10:51 pm

Location:

  • East 10th and North Spruce Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013, approximately 10:15 a.m.

Defendant/Charges:

  • Juvenile Male, 16, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possession with Intent to Deliver (Heroin)
    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Loitering for Drug Related Activity

Summary:

Observant officers of the Neighborhood Policing Unit arrested a street level drug dealer in the city’s east side yesterday morning.

Officers Devin Jones and William Ball were on proactive uniformed patrol in the area of East 10th and North Spruce Streets when they observed the defendant conduct a hand-to-hand drug transaction at the corner of East 10th and North Spruce Streets.
The officers made contact with the defendant and found him in possession of 20 bags of heroin and 5.8 grams of marijuana.

The defendant was taken into custody without incident and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of a $22,000 cash bail.