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Laurel Traffic Stop Leads to Heroin and Fentanyl Bust

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LAUREL, Del.- Laurel police say a man is in police custody after officers confiscated heroin and fentanyl following a traffic stop.

Police said 33-year-old Jerry Hamilton Jr. of Elizabeth, N.J. was stopped on Sussex Highway Saturday for traffic offenses. When contacted by officers, Hamilton gave responding officers a false name. Following a search of his car, police said they found 55.6 grams of heroin and 29.5 grams of Fetanyl. Hamilton was then taken into custody.

Police say Hamilton has been charged with possession of a Tier 5 controlled substance, criminal impersonation, possession of drug paraphernalia and several other traffic offenses. He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of a $16,003 secured bond.

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