Two arrested after traffic stop leads to drug discovery

SEAFORD – Delaware State Police arrested two persons Wednesday after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

Wilbur L. Doughty, 29 of Georgetown, and Nicole M. Millman, 30, of Dover both face several charges, state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

Wilbur Doughty

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 passenger car on Middleford Road.

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

According to police investigation, Doughty jumped out of the vehicle and fled across the road behind several private residences. After a brief foot pursuit, troopers took 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.

Nicole Millman

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

Doughty was taken to Troop 4 in Georgetown and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Resisting Arrest. Doughty was arraigned before Justice of the Peace and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $2,500 secured bond.

Millman was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and various traffic charges. Millman was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace. She committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on her Violation of Probation capias, Sgt. Bratz said.

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