Seaford traffic stop yields drug arrests

SEAFORD – Two drug arrests followed a Wednesday afternoon traffic stop on Middleford Road, Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

Wilbur L. Doughty, 29, of Georgetown, and Nicole M. Millman, 30, of Dover both face several charges, authorities said investigation revealed shortly after 2 p.m. May 29, the Delaware State Police Sussex County Governor’s Task Force was operating in the area of Concord and observed Wilbur L. Doughty traveling in a Dodge Charger car, police said.

Police witnessed a traffic violation and a stop was initiated just before the vehicle pulled into the Middleford Deli.

Wilbur L. Doughty

According to police investigation, Mr. Doughty jumped out of the vehicle and fled across the road behind several private residences. After a brief foot pursuit, troopers took Mr. Doughty into custody without further incident. Troopers recovered three bundles of suspected heroin from him, Sgt. Bratz said.

A computer check revealed Doughty is a fugitive wanted out of Sussex County Superior Court for three separate counts of violation of probation, Sussex County Court of Common Pleas for violation of probation and Sussex County Court of Common Pleas for two counts of failure to appear.

A computer check on the driver of the vehicle identified Ms. Millman as a fugitive with an active capias out of the Kent County Family Court for violation of probation. She was found to be in possession of two bundles of suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia, Sgt. Bratz said.

Nicole M. Millman

Mr. Doughty was taken to Troop 4 in Georgetown and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest. He was arraigned before Justice of the Peace and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $2,500 secured bond.

Ms. Millman was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and various traffic charges. She was arraigned before JP Court and committed to SCI on her violation of probation capias, Sgt. Bratz said.

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