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Delaware man tries to hide 29 bags of heroin in mouth, police say

Wilmington Police have arrested a man they say tried to hide more than two dozen bags of heroin in his mouth.

Officers had been called Friday afternoon to Delamore Place for suspicious activity. Police say the officers saw 27-year-old Aaron Hurtt of Wilmington put 29 plastic bags of heroin in his mouth in an alleged effort to hide the drugs.

Hurtt has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and other offenses. He is being held on $15,000 secured bail.