Over 6,000 Bags of Heroin and $13,000 Cash Seized After Drug Investigation 3-10-16

Complaint # 50-16-7400

Date/Time:  Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 at 2:15PM

Location:   First State Inn, 1760 N. DuPont Highway, Dover

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

Narrative:

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The Dover Police Department wrapped up a lengthy drug investigation with a record heroin seizure on Tuesday afternoon.  Officers from the Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit, Safe Streets Unit, and Delaware Probation and Parole executed a search warrant at the First State Inn following an investigation into illegal drug sales by Darren Swiggett (28).  During a search of the room, officer located 6,396 bags of heroin for a total of 95.94 grams, $13,075 cash, ammunition, and marijuana.  Swiggett was arrested without incident and committed to JTVCC in default of $211,000 Cash Bond on the following charges:
-Tier 5 Possession of Heroin
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin (Tier 4 Qty)
-Delivery of Heroin
-Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Marijuana

Darren Swiggett Age: 28 Address: 1900 Block of Mount Friendship Road, Smyrna, DE

Darren Swiggett
Age: 28
Address: 1900 Block of Mount Friendship Road, Smyrna, DE

 

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