Drug arrest after traffic stop - Town of Middletown, Delaware

Drug arrest after traffic stop

Date: July 20, 2016

 On July 18, 2016, at 6:55 p.m., Cpl. Stuart and Cpl. McKinery conducted a traffic stop on a blue Mitubishi Lancer. During the stop, they made contact with the driver, Jeremy Gioffre, and two passengers Cody Donovan, 27, of Middletown, and Sharla Shade, 27, of Middletown. Cpl. McKinery utilized his K-9 Ranger for an exterior sniff which had a positive indication.

  A further search was conducted which yielded 0.4 grams of crack cocaine, 46 bags of heroin stamped "KING" and multiple forms of drug paraphernalia. Gioffre was issued a traffic citation and released. Donovan and Shade were charged with Possession of Heroin, Crack Cocaine and paraphernalia.  Donovan was issued $2,000 unsecured bond and released. Shade was also given a $2,000 unsecured bond for the drug charges and also issued a $200 unsecured bond for her capias as well.