32-year-old Robert Jones, of Laurel, arrested
Troopers from the DSP Troop 5 Pro-active Criminal Enforcement (P.A.C.E.) team were on patrol in the area of Townsend Street and West Street in Laurel around 10 a.m. on March 25 when they observed a black Dodge pickup truck turn left without using a turn signal.
A traffic stop was initiated. Troopers smelled marijuana from the car, which was being operated by 32-year-old Robert Jones, of Laurel.
A search of the suspect and the vehicle found over 87 grams of heroin, approximately five grams of marijuana and fifty-two suspected heroin bags.
Jones was taken into custody without incident and charged with manufactures, delivers, or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of heroin in a tier 5 quantity, possession of marijuana and failure to signal. Jones was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $10,200 secured bond.