Traffic Stop Leads To 740 Bags Of Heroin

Dover – The Dover Police Department arrested two men on drug charges on Wednesday following a traffic stop and search warrant of a storage unit, according to Dover Police Spokesman M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman.

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Hoffman said that Shakir Swain and Dante Sykes were taken into custody during a traffic stop when police found Swain to be in possession of marijuana and the pair to be in possession of $6,087 in cash.

Further investigation led to officers obtaining a search warrant for a storage unit at Secure Storage located at 640 Lafferty Lane in Dover. That search led to the discovery of 740 bags (11.1 grams) of heroin, 28.4 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, according to Hoffman

Shakir Swain
Swain

Shakir Swain
Age: 23
Dover, DE
Charges:
Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
Possession of Heroin
Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Traffic Offenses
BOND: Committed on $49,000 Cash Bond

Dante Sykes
Sykes

Dante Sykes
Age: 32
Wilmington, DE
Charges:
Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
Possession of Heroin
Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
Possession of Marijuana
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
BOND: Released on $50,000 Unsecured Bond

The search warrant included members from the following agencies:
Dover Police Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime/Street Crimes Unit
DEA Dover Post
ATF Task Force,
First State Fugitive Task Force
Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit
Delaware Probation and Parole (Dover Office)

Image Credits: Dover Police


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