A drug “sting” led to the arrest of a 21-year-old Greenwood man on June 15 after he allegedly showed up to what he thought was a meeting with drug dealers carrying heroin, cocaine and marijuana, according to Harrington police.


A drug “sting” led to the arrest of a 21-year-old Greenwood man on June 15 after he allegedly showed up to what he thought was a meeting with drug dealers carrying heroin, cocaine and marijuana, according to Harrington police.

“Officers posing as drug dealers were able to contact Mr. Thomas and set up a meeting,” Sgt. Earl  Brode said. “During the conversation Mr. Thomas agreed to meet the officers on Benjamin St. in the area of Smith Ave.  Officers arrived on scene and took Mr. Thomas into custody without incident.”

Thomas was allegedly carrying 2.5 grams of heroin, 2.1 of cocaine and 2.7 of marijuana, along with drug paraphernalia. He was charged with possession of a Schedule I narcotic with the intent to deliver, possession of a Schedule II narcotic, possession of marijuana, maintaining a vehicle for keeping controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $15,500 secured bond.