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  • Milton man busted for heroin possession, again

  • A 24-year-old man arrested in a Milton drug raid last month was charged with heroin possession again on Friday following a drug bust in Dover.
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  • A 24-year-old man arrested in a Milton drug raid last month was charged with heroin possession again on Friday following a drug bust in Dover.
    Colby T. Hopkins had just purchased 130 bags of heroin from a police arrested him and his dealer as they sat in a minivan in the parking lot of a Wendy’s at 1710 N. Dupont Highway about 6 p.m., according to Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. John Day.
    The dealer, 31-year-old Wilmington resident Jamar K. Tate, was found with another 650 bags of heroin in his pants, as well as $500 in suspected drug proceeds, Day said.
    Tate is charged with possession of a controlled, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    He is being held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna on a $39,000 cash bail.
    Hopkins is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    He is being held at the Vaughn Correctional Center on a $32,500 cash bail.
    Hopkins previously had been arrested in a Jan. 18 drug raid at a home in 600 block of Bennett Street in Milton.
    At that time, he had been found in possession of a small amount of heroin, 3 gram of marijuana and prescription medication used to treat opiate addition, according to police.
    Hopkins was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of marijuana and possession of a Schedule III controlled substance, although the status of that case was not immediately available Saturday.
    Following his Jan. 18 arrest, Hopkins was being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on a $2,250 secured bond
    Friday’s arrests were the result of a multi-agency investigation into heroin sales that included officers from the Delaware State Police Drug Unit, the Delaware Division of Probation and Parole, the Milford Police Department and the Dover Police Department, Day said.
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