Dover, DE– The Delaware State Police have arrested three people after a traffic stop nets a quantity of heroin.
On Thursday October 23, 2014 around 3:50 p.m., troopers assigned to the Governor’s Task Force in Kent County concluded a month long investigation after receiving information about drug activity from a residence in the unit block of Deborah Drive in Dover.
The investigation revealed that one of the occupants of the home, Kyiar L. Haith, 19 of Magnolia, was dealing quantities of heroin from the house. Task Force members responded to the area of the house and upon setting up surveillance, observed Haith leaving the residence in a gray SUV with a white male driver. Troopers followed the vehicle for a distance and conducted a traffic stop after the operator committed a traffic infraction.
Upon pulling to the shoulder of the road, Haith, who was in the passenger’s seat, fled on foot and began dropping items on the ground. He was eventually apprehended by pursuing troopers and taken into custody without further incident. Upon searching Haith, he was found to be in possession of 78 bags of heroin and an additional 29 bags of heroin were located on the ground nearby.
The total weight of the heroin was 1.56 grams and they were all stamped “Out of Stock.” The driver of the car was identified as Kenneth M. Collins, 37 of Felton, and was taken into custody without incident on an outstanding capiases out of Kent County Superior Court and Justice of the Peace Court 9.
Unit members then responded back to the residence on Deborah Drive where Jacqueline Hughes, 40 of Dover, was contacted and a consent to search of the room her and her boyfriend, Kyiar Haith, rented. During the search, troopers located 9 bags of heroin totaling .135 grams, and other drug paraphernalia including an empty bag stamped “Out of Stock.”
All three subjects were transported back to Troop 3 where Kyiar Haith was charged with two counts of Possession of Heroin, Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin, Attempted Tampering with Evidence, Conspiracy 2nd, Conspiracy 3rd, Resisting Arrest, and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $12,000.00 secured bond. Kenneth Collins was charged with Possession of Heroin, Conspiracy 3rd, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, and Improper Signal. He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to JTVCC in lieu of $4001.00 secured bond. Jacqueline Hughes was charged with Possession of Heroin, Conspiracy 3rd, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was released on $2,000.00 unsecured bond.