Possible Armed Suspect Call Leads To Major Drug Bust

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Wilmington – On May 22, 2017 at approximately 8:17 p.m. members of DISRUPT Officers responded to the area of the 700 block of Windsor Street in reference to a possible armed subject, according to police.

Haywood Johnson

Officials said officer’s made contact with the occupant of a white in color minivan located in the block. Officers observed in plain view in the center console area of the vehicle, what was later confirmed to be heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana, according to police.

The sole occupant of the vehicle, identified as Haywood Johnson, 30, was removed from the vehicle and subsequently tried to flee but was taken into custody without incident by officer’s, according to authorities.

A search warrant was subsequently executed on the vehicle. The following items of evidence were seized: (1) Ruger P-89, 9mm handgun containing 7 rounds, 852 bags of heroin, 27.6 grams of crack cocaine, and 15 grams of marijuana.

Johnson was transported to police headquarters and booked on the following charges:
* Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
* Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
* Tier 5 possession of Heroin
*Possession With the Intent to Deliver Crack-Cocaine
*Possession of Marijuana
* Resisting Arrest
* (4) Active Violation of Probation (VOP’S)

Johnson was committed to the Howard Young Correctional Facility in lieu of $60,000 Cash bail in additional to his Violation of Probation.

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