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Suspicious Vehicle Investigation Leads To Drug Arrest

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(MILFORD, Del.) - A suspicious vehicle investigation

has led to the drug arrest of 48-year-old Steven Deshields of Milford.


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. Police say Deshields 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 revealed Deshields was in possession of 12.87 grams of heroin 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 Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, for a preliminary hearing.