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  • Frederica woman arrested on drug charges following traffic stop

  • A 31-year-old Frederica woman, identified as Kathy L. Burgess, was arrested Feb. 25 following a traffic stop that unveiled heroin and drug paraphernalia in her vehicle.
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  • A 31-year-old Frederica woman was arrested Feb. 25 following a traffic stop that unveiled heroin and drug paraphernalia in her vehicle.
    Harrington police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on South Dupont Highway in the area of Fairgrounds Road shortly after 11 p.m. Feb. 25. After stopping the vehicle, officers contacted the driver, Kathy L. Burgess, said police spokesman Lt. Earl Brode.
    A license check revealed that Burgess had a suspended driver’s license. Officers also conducted a vehicle search that revealed 0.75 grams of heroin and drug paraphernalia, Brode said.
    Burgess was taken into custody and transported to the Harrington Police Department for processing.
    Burgess was charged with possess or consume a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended or revoked license and several other traffic offenses.
    She was arraigned via video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 7 and released on a $1,530 unsecured bond.

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