NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – Police have arrested a 14-year-old for allegedly dealing drugs in New Castle County.

On Thursday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 p.m., police were conducting patrols in the area of Smalleys Dam Road and the nearby community when they observed a male suspect make what appeared to be several drug transactions near Colonial Circle.

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As officers approached the juvenile, he threw a plastic bag on the ground. That bag contained 25 bags of heroin, or approximately .375 grams.

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The juvenile suspect, who lives in the unit block of Arnold Place, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. He was committed to the New Castle County Detention Center on $10,000 cash bail.

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