Traffic Stop Leads To Seizure Of Over 2,500 Bags Of Heroin In Delaware
WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) – Police say 2,599 bags of heroin were seized after a traffic stop in Delaware.
The incident occurred around 10:35 p.m. on Wednesday in Wilmington.
According to police, 31-year-old Michael Lopez, of Milton, was stopped at Lancaster and N. Jackson Streets after he failed to signal before making a turn.
Authorities report that Lopez stopped his vehicle allowing officers to do the same, but he then reversed, striking a police vehicle behind him, and drove forward, striking a police vehicle in front of him, as he attempted to flee the scene.
More investigators arrived, says police, and Lopez was taken into custody.
Officials say 2,599 bags of heroin work about $34,306, on gram of marijuana and $874 were seized.
Lopez was committed in lieu of $122,000 cash bail.