Delaware Police Beat: Traffic Stop Nets 133 Bags of Heroin, Arrest of Tony McClain

Tony C. McClain Heroin poss dist Dover Police 081914

Tony C. McClain Heroin poss dist Dover Police 081914

Dover, Del. — 08/22/2014  — According to Dover Police, Officers with the Dover Police Department’s Safe Streets Unit arrested a Dover man with 133 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on Monday afternoon.

Safe Streets Officers stopped a black Jeep Cherokee in the area of North State Street/Lepore Road for a moving violation and the driver having a suspended license.

During the stop, the driver (Tony McClain) originally gave the officers his brothers name and personal information to the officers.

Officers were quickly able to determine that McClain was lying about the information he gave and was arrested for criminal impersonation.  A search of McClain led to the discovery of a large plastic bag containing heroin in the McClain’s pants.

A further search of the Jeep Cherokee led to the discovery of 3 additional bags of heroin on the side of the driver’s seat.  In total, 133 bags of heroin for a total weight of 1.995 grams was discovered, classifying the amount as a Tier 1 Quantity.

Location: North State Street/Lepore Road (Traffic Stop), Dover, DE

heroin seizure by Dover Police from Tony McClain 081814

heroin seizure by Dover Police from Tony McClain 081814

 

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