Traffic stop in Middletown leads to heroin arrest
- During the stop, police said that as the passenger Casey Oliver, 38, of Earlville, Md. exited the car, officers observed him trying to conceal a package on the floor.
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Middletown Police seized more than 100 baggies of heroin Jan. 17 during a traffic stop on West Main Street.
At around 11:10 p.m. police pulled over a car being driven by Michelle Grabowski, 21, of New Castle, near Industrial Drive.
During the stop, police said that as the passenger Casey Oliver, 38, of Earlville, Md. exited the car, officers observed him trying to conceal a package on the floor.
The item on the floor was recognized as a baggie of heroin being packaged for sale, police said.
A search of the vehicle turned up 105 bags of heroin, weighing 2.6 grams, police said. Officers also found five hypodermic needles and four prescription methadone pills.
Oliver was also wanted on an outstanding capias for failing to appear at the New Castle County court of Common Pleas.
Grabowski was cited for failing to signal a turn, driving with a suspended license, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on her own recognizance.
Oliver was charged with aggravated possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of prescription drugs without a prescription, according to police.
He was committed to the Howard Young Correctional Center after failing to post an $11,200 secured bond.