Dagsboro Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges

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Two people are facing drug-related charges after being pulled over on Iron Branch Road in Dagsboro.

Delaware State Police said the driver, 30-year-old Keion Sturgis of Dagsboro, was found to be driving with a suspended license.
According to police, a large amount of suspected heroin and cocaine was in plain view in the vehicle.

Police said a search turned up quantities of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and nearly $2,400 in suspected drug proceeds.

Sturgis was arrested and charged with drug offenses. A front-seat passenger also faces charges, while another passenger in the vehicle at the time was not charged with any crimes.

Delaware State Police released these details about the incident Tuesday:

Troopers conducted a probable cause search, and located inside the Honda:

  • Approximately 5.936 grams of heroin
  • Approximately 3.71 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 1.7 grams of marijuana
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • $2,390.00 in suspected drug proceeds

Sturgis was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 4 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Three counts- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving While Suspended

He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $70,700.00 cash bond.

The 29-year-old front seat passenger was transported to Troop 4 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana (Civil Violation)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

She was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on her own recognizance.

The backseat passenger was not charged with any crimes.

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