Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Smyrna, Delaware

Thursday, January 25, 2018 02:17PM
SMYRNA, Del. - Two Delaware men are behind bars after police say a traffic stop in Smyrna led to the discovery of illegal drugs and money.

It happened at 9:15 p.m. Monday.

Police pulled over a car for speeding on North DuPont Highway near East Commerce Street.

Upon searching the vehicle, police say, officers found 130 bags of heroin hidden in a book bag.

And they found $1,365 in cash - believed to be proceeds from drug sales - in the driver's pocket.

The driver, 22-year-old Ezekiel Shockley, and his passenger, 20-year-old Zackary Shockley, both of Townsend, Del., were arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin.

Ezekiel Shockley was also charged with speeding and driving with a suspended license.

Both are behind bars in lieu of $1,000 bail each.

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