Police in Delaware announced a massive drug bust that resulted in the confiscation of over 19,000 bags of heroin.
Wilmington Police Drug, Organized Crime and Vice Division, working with the DEA, concluded a six month long drug investigation with the arrest of three suspects on Thursday, June 3.
Marquis Lopez, Keenan Wallace and David Flowers, all 27-years-old from Delaware, were taken into police custody following a short pursuit in a vehicle that contained heroin and a gun.
After obtaining a warrant to search the vehicle, a hidden compartment containing 19,500 bags of heroin and a loaded Glock handgun was discovered under the rear seat.
Warrants were also issued to Lopez's residence where $1,800 in cash, a vehicle and further drug evidence were seized by police.
All three suspects were charged with trafficking heroin and possession with the intent to distribute. Lopez was turned over to the DEA for federal charges and no bail was set.
Jun 4, 2010