UPPER DARBY — Police are searching for an 18-yr-old township man wanted for allegedly selling heroin to undercover officers two times in May. Michael Hill, of the 2400 block of Manor Avenue, in the Havertown post office department of Upper Darby, allegedly sold the controlled substance on May 16 near his house and May 22 at 69th Street and Marshall Road.
According to Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood, on Friday, officers with an arrest warrant, went to the accused home but wasn’t found on the premises. Chitwood stated, ““We hit his house on Friday and he wasn’t home,” police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said. “We want to lock him up. His mother says he’s in Philly somewhere. He’s dealing drugs and using drugs. We’re beating the bushes looking for him. He knows we want him. “It’s a never ending battle and heroin is the No. 1 drug on the street.”
According to the affidavit, undercover officers purchased four packets of suspected heroin for $40 on May 16 and nine more packets of heroin for $80 on May 22.An arrest warrant was issued for Hill on May 23. The accused is facing charges of two counts each of drug possession, drug dealing and possession of drug paraphernalia. Anyone with information on Hill’s whereabouts can call Upper Darby police at 610-734-7677.
This is just the latest arrest warrant issue involved with the ever growing problem of heroin in the Delaware County area. In February of this year, Upper Darby police arrested Jibreel Samir, 19, and Aaqil Dixon, 24, both of the 500 block of Hampden Road in Upper Darby after they made multiple sales of heroin, oxycodone and other drugs to undercover officers.
In December 2013, $1 million was seized from members of an alleged international heroin trafficking ring Wednesday by Pennsylvania State Police. In addition to the money, officers seized eight kilos of heroin, two firearms and a digital scale from inside the Upper Darby house of one of the defendants. Miguel Angel Aguirre-Miron, 37, of the 100 block of Valley Green Road, in the Highland Park section of Upper Darby, Narciso “Chicho” Chaparo-Misarte, 44, of the 100 block of Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, and Adolfo Miron Aguirre-Miron, 42, of the 100 block of East Main Street, Norristown, were arrested when they met 2:20 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Valley Green Road residence.