The Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit has arrested a Millsboro man following an investigation into illegal drug distribution.

On Monday Oct. 2, the Sussex County Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Sussex County Governor's Task Force, concluded a month-long investigation of Karmikus T. Smith after information was received he was distributing heroin throughout Sussex County.

Smith, 41 of Millsboro, was contacted after a traffic stop was conducted on his GMC Yukon on Frankford School Road. Smith and a 58-year-old male passenger were taken into custody without incident. A search warrant was obtained for the SUV and the search yielded 1,092 bags (7.64 grams) of heroin and over $500 in suspected drug proceeds.

Smith was transported to Troop 4 in Georgetown where he was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 5 Quantity (Heroin), Possession With Intent to Deliver Heroin, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $61,000 cash bond.

The 58-year-old male passenger was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and released on an unsecured bond.