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Seaford Police Arrest Pair for Heroin Trafficking

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Joseph W. Fooks Joseph W. Fooks
Michael H.J. Drummond Michael H.J. Drummond

SEAFORD, Del.– Two men were charged with heroin trafficking Monday night after Seaford police reportedly found 130 bags of the substance in their car.

Police say they were alerted by a Seaford pharmacy after a fraudulent prescription of Hydrocodon was allegedly called in by a doctor's office in Annapolis, Md. Shortly after 9 p.m., two suspects arrived at the pharmacy to pick up the prescription and were arrested, according to police.

Authorities said that while officer were securing the suspects' vehicle they noticed several bags of suspected heroin. Police said the 130 bags they recovered held 50.3 grams of the substance.

Police identified the men as Joseph W. Fooks, 28, of Annapolis, and Michael H.J. Drummond, 26, of Seaford.

Both men were charged with trafficking heroin, obtaining a controlled substance by deception, possession of drug paraphernalia, and second-degree conspiracy.

Fooks and Drummond were committed to the Department of Corrections in lieu of $103,250 secured bond pending a preliminary hearing.

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