New Castle County Police arrested a Wilmington man and a Middletown woman July 15 after a traffic stopped led to the discovery of a controlled substance.


    New Castle County Police arrested a Wilmington man and a Middletown woman July 15 after a traffic stopped led to the discovery of a controlled substance.
    At 7:45 p.m., officers from the New Castle County Mobile Enforcement Team and Tactical Utility Team were conducting proactive patrols in the Lancaster Court Apartment Complex. Officers were conducting a car stop in the area when they were notified of a drug transaction occurring in the nearby shopping center. The officers then made contact with Nicole Vercammen, 35, of the 100 block of Redden Lane in Middletown, and Marc Villafuerta, 38, of the unit block of Augustine Road in Wilmington, and noticed an object bulging from Villafuerta’s pants pocket. Villafuerta was found to be in possession of a pill bottle containing a number of small green pills, later identified as Oxycodone. He was taken into custody without incident.
     Further investigation revealed that Vercammen sold Villafuerta the medication to help pay a bill. She was found to be in possession of additional medication and $200, and was also taken into custody without incident. Vercammen and Villafuerta were within 1000 feet of The Odyssey Charter School.
    Vercammen was charged with possession with intent to deliver a narcotic schedule II controlled substance and delivery of a narcotic schedule II controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school. She was arraigned and released on $6,000 unsecured bond.
    Villafuerta was charged with possession of a narcotic schedule II controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school and possession of a narcotic schedule II controlled substance. He was arraigned and released on $2,000 unsecured bond.