Community tip leads to Wilmington drug arrest

November 11, 2012 12:16:17 PM PST
Police say help from the community lead to the arrest of an alleged drug dealer in Wilmington.

It happened around 11:00 Sunday morning on the 200 block of North Franklin Street.

Officers received information that 24-year-old Elijah Bey was dealing drugs in the area.

Police arrived and spotted Bey. Upon learning that he already had a warrant out for his arrest, he was taken into custody.

While conducting the arrest, officers found Bey in possession of 36 bags of heroin.

Bey faces charges for Posession of a Controlled Substance and remains in custody at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution.