WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS)— A traffic stop in Wilmington resulted in the arrest of a Philadelphia couple and the seizure of drugs, a gun and cash.
On October 1st at approximately 9 p.m. a Trooper spotted a 2001 Buick LeSabre speeding on North Market Street. A check of the vehicle’s license plate information revealed that the vehicle was not properly registered.READ MORE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Urges People To Use Common Sense As State Of Emergency Remains In Effect
The Trooper pulled the vehicle over on East Lea Boulevard and found the driver, Hynieth Jacobs, 27, did not have a valid driver’s license.
His passenger, Imani Naim, 18, also did not have a license. The Trooper also discovered a one-month-old baby that was lying on top, but not restrained in, a child carrier in the back seat.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Flooding In Philadelphia Area As Nor'easter Dumps Rain On Region
A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of a fully loaded .40 caliber handgun, a backpack containing 386 bags of heroin and heroin distribution and packaging supplies.
Jacobs was found to be in possession of over $1,000 which was seized.
Jacobs and Naim were charged with numerous drug and gun offenses. Jacobs was committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institute on $199,200 secured bail, and Naim was committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute on $199,200 secured bail.MORE NEWS: Crashes, Wet Roads Plaguing Philadelphia Area On Tuesday Commute