Two arrested on drug charges

Kevin Wilkerson

DOVER — Two individuals were arrested Thursday on drug charges. Authorities said 21-year-old Kevin Wilkerson and 22-year-old Teaira Steward were taken into custody after Dover police officers executed a search warrant.

Police arrived at the First State Inn, located at 1760 N. Dupont Highway, and stopped the two individuals in a car as they left the hotel around 1:27 p.m. Officers then located .55 grams of heroin (78 bags), a digital scale, 5.8 grams of marijuana and $2,000 in drug proceeds at the hotel.

Teaira Steward

Mr. Wilkerson was charged with possession with intent to deliver, second-degree conspiracy, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and violation of probation and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $12,600 cash bond.

Ms. Steward was charged with possession with intent to deliver, second-degree conspiracy, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana and released on $12,600 unsecured bond.

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