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Traffic Stop Leads To Seizure Of Over 2,500 Bags Of Heroin In Delaware

(Credit: Wilmington Department of Police)

(Credit: Wilmington Department of Police)

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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.

(Credit: Wilmington Department of Police)

(Credit: Wilmington Department of Police)


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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.

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