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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest – Dover


Date Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Dover – Delaware State Police have arrested Jeffrey M. Helm Jr., 31, of Dover on multiple drug related offenses after he was stopped for a traffic violation Monday evening.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:26 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2018, when a Trooper stopped a silver Ford Crown Victoria for speeding, on E. Lebanon Road (SR 10) in the area of S. State Street, Dover. Contact was made with Helm, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, who was unable to provide proof of insurance.

While conducting an inventory search of the vehicle the Trooper detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the center console area. Upon continuing the search the following was discovered:

  • 1.35 grams of heroin
  • 409 doses of LSD
  • 70.06 grams of psilocybin mushrooms
  • 375.16 grams of marijuana
  • 2.6 grams of cocaine
  • 72.4 grams of THC infused cookies
  • 105.48 grams of butane honey oils
  • 375 mgs. Of “Cheese Hits” (marijuana infused cheese snacks)
  • 26 grams of resin oils in multiple glass containers
  • 49 THC cartridges

 

Helm was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 3 where he was charged with the following:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (5 counts)
  • Possession of Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 4 Quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 5 Quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity w/ Aggravating Factor
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Speeding
  • No Proof of Insurance

Helm was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #7 and released on $56,851 unsecured bail.

 

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released: 052218 1510

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