A two-month investigation has led to two arrests.
Two local law enforcement units have concluded a two-month drug investigation with two arrests and the seizure of 4,536 bags of heroin.
Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the case was concluded Thursday, Aug. 2 by troopers and the Dover Police Department’s Drug, Vice and Organized Crime Unit.
Jaffe said that at about 9:30 a.m. police conducted a traffic stop on 27-year-old Eric K. Johnson while in the area of South Dupont Highway and Lebanon Road. Johnson was arrested after initially giving officers a fake name.
A search of his vehicle turned up about 1,326 bags of heroin, totaling 9.292 grams, and more than $600 in suspected drug money.
Officers later served a search warrant at a home he was known to frequent in the River Chase apartment complex on River Chase Drive, Jaffe said.
There, officers seized 2,210 more bags of heroin, equaling about 15.47 grams, and more than $2,000 in suspected drug money.
The homeowner, identified as 28-year-old Maurita B. Guzman was taken into custody without incident.
As a result of the investigation, Johnson is charged with two counts of possession of heroin in a Tier 5 quantity (five or more grams), two counts of possession with intent to deliver heroin in a Tier 4 quantity (four or more grams), second-degree conspiracy, criminal impersonation, possession of drug paraphernalia and a traffic violation.
He was ordered held at the Vaughn Correctional Center, Smyrna, on a $102,501 secured bond.
Guzman is charged with possession of heroin in a Tier 5 quantity, second-degree conspiracy, maintaining a drug property and possession of drug paraphernalia.
She later was released on a $13,500 unsecured bond.