Investigation Leads To Heroin Seizure

Newark – New Castle County Police have arrested 33-year-old Lisa “Bootsie” Long for drug related charges in the community of Kimberton, according to New Castle County Police Spokesman JP Piser.

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Lisa “Bootsie” Long

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Piser said that during the month of December, Mobile Enforcement Team (MET) officers received information regarding a female selling heroin in the Kimberton area. Through the investigation, MET officers were able to identify the suspected heroin dealer as Lisa “Bootsie” Long, said Hale.

On December 14, MET officers established surveillance on Lisa “Bootsie” Long and subsequently arrested her when she left her residence. Lisa “Bootsie” Long was found to be in possession of 650 bags of heroin, with an estimated street value of $1,500, according to Hale. During a search of her residence, in the unit block of Kimberton Drive, MET officers located an additional 18 bags of heroin and drug paraphernalia, said Hale. There was also a child in the residence.

Lisa “Bootsie” Long was charged with possession of heroin in a Tier-5 quantity, possession with intent to distribute heroin in a Tier-4 quantity, endangering the welfare of a child and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arraigned and committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution after failing to post $41,200 cash only bail.

Image Credits: New Castle County Police

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