Dover Woman Arrested With Heroin During Traffic Stop 5-21-15

Complaint # 50-15-13311

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 11:50PM

Location:  Fulton Street/New Street (Traffic Stop), Dover, Delaware

Officer Releasing Information: Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

A Dover woman was arrested with a total of 23 bags of heroin and .6 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop on Wednesday night.  Teresa Pettyjohn was stopped by Dover police in the area of Fulton and New Streets at 11:50PM for a registration violation.  After further investigation, officers learned that Pettyjohn was wanted on an active capias (bench warrant).  After taking Pettyjohn into custody, officers discovered 2 bags of heroin inside of her purse and an additional 21 bags of heroin and .6 grams of marijuana on her person.  Pettyjohn was released on $2550.00 secured bond after being charged with the following crimes:
-Possession of a Controlled Substance with Aggravating Factor (Heroin)
-Possession of Marijuana with Aggravating Factor
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Various Traffic Offenses

Teresa Pettyjohn Age: 46 Address: Welch Drive, Dover

Teresa Pettyjohn
Age: 46
Address: Welch Drive, Dover

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