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More Than 6,000 Bags of Heroin Seized in Dover Drug Bust

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Heroin and cash seized during Tuesday's drug bust. (Photo credit: Dover Police Department) Heroin and cash seized during Tuesday's drug bust. (Photo credit: Dover Police Department)
Darren Swiggett Darren Swiggett

DOVER, Del.- Dover police say a major drug bust on Tuesday afternoon resulted in the record seizure of more than 6,000 bags of heroin and the arrest of a Smyrna man on multiple charges. 

Police said officers from the department's Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit, Safe Streets Unit, and Delaware Probation and Parole executed a search warrant at the First State Inn following an investigation into illegal drug sales by 28-year-old Darren Swiggett.  

Police said that during a search of the room, officers located 6,396 bags of heroin for a total of 95.94 grams, $13,075 in cash, ammunition, and marijuana.

Swiggett was arrested and charged with Tier 5 possession of heroin, possession with intent to deliver heroin (Tier 4 quantity), delivery of heroin, possession of ammunition by person prohibited, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana without incident. He was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $211,000 cash bond.

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