Man with more than 300 bags of heroin bagged by police

Louis Williams

Louis Williams Jr., 40

HARRINGTON — On March 19, the Harrington Police Department arrested Louis Williams Jr., 40, of the first block of Reed Street in Harrington on drug charges after a brief struggle.
According to Lt. Earl K. “Kenny” Brode, while on patrol, police stopped a vehicle on Delaware Avenue in the area of Benjamin Street for a traffic violation. Mr. Williams was a passenger in the vehicle.
Police had Mr. Williams exit the vehicle to search him. Mr. Williams then began fighting with officers and physically resisting arrest. An officer from the Harrington Police Department deployed his department issued Taser and Mr. Williams still continued to fight with the officers.
After a short struggle, Mr. Williams was taken into custody.
While searching Mr. Williams police located 301 bags of Heroin totaling 30.1 grams.
Police also located drug paraphernalia. After being taken into custody, Mr. Williams started complaining of breathing problems and was transported by ambulance to Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital for treatment.
After being released from the hospital he was transported back to the Harrington Police Department for processing.
Mr. Williams was charged with possession of a tier five quantity of a controlled substance, the manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier four quantity, resisting arrest with force or violence and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was arraigned via video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the SCI in default of $102,200 cash only bail.
The driver of the vehicle was questioned but later released and not charged.


More than 300 small bags of heroine were discovered during the arrest.


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