Police arrest DE man, seize large amount of heroin

January 19, 2013 7:04:27 AM PST
Delaware State Police have arrested a man after seizing a large amount of heroin from a residence in the 2400 block of Olden Avenue in Newark Friday.

19-year-old Gerardo Hernandez was arrested after police found more than 4,000 bags of heroin, weighing more than 100 grams, cash and a handgun in the bedroom he was occupying.

The arrest was part of an ongoing investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 2 Drug Unit.

Hernandez is being charged with possession of a controlled substance in a tier 5 quantity and possession of a deadly weapon. He is being held on $50,000 cash bail.