Heroin arrests stem from traffic stop

SEAFORD –Delaware State Police arrested two Seaford men on heroin and other offenses following a routine traffic stop Thursday.

anthony L. Robinson

Anthony L. Robinson

Around 5:50 p.m. a trooper on patrol in the area of U.S. 13 and Old Furnace Road observed a green Honda Civic with an expired registration.

During the traffic stop an odor of marijuana was detected while making contact with the operator, Anthony L. Robinson, 20, of Seaford, and a front seat passenger, Shaquil J. Turnage, 23, of Seaford.

In a search of the car, troopers located a total of 650 bags of heroin weighing 9.75 grams along with over $1,200 in suspected drug proceeds, although no marijuana was found, according to state police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier.

Shaquil J. Turnage

Shaquil J. Turnage

The two men were taken to Troop 5 and both were charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin, conspiracy second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mr. Robinson was additionally charged with driving while suspended or revoked and expired registration.

Both men committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of bond.

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