Suspicious Vehicle Investigation Leads To Drug Arrest

Incident #: 51-17-1408                                                 Reported: February 8, 2017 at 3:52pm

Location:  Parking lot in the area of the 400 Building of the Reserves at Saw Mill (old Valley Run Apartment Complex)

Released by: Det. Timothy Maloney on 02/13/2017 at 1717 hours

The Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot behind the 400 Building at the Reserves at Saw Mill. Units responded to the location and made contact with a Steven Deshields, 48 of Milford. He was exiting the reported suspicious vehicle, a Green Cadillac Escalade. It was then learned that he had an active capias out of New Castle County Superior Court and an active capias out of the State of Maryland. Further investigation into the suspicious activity involving Deshields revealed that inside his vehicle, he was in possession of 858 heroin (12.87 grams) and other related drug paraphernalia. Deshields was transported back to Milford Police Department and charged with Possessing a controlled substance in a Tier 5 quantity; Manufactures, delivers, or Possess with intent to deliver a controlled substance with an aggravated factor (vehicle); and Possession of drug paraphernalia (Non-marijuana related). Deshields was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $50,000 USC secured bail. Deshields is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 02/17/2017 for a preliminary hearing.



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