Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Published 8:12 am Monday, January 30, 2017

By Eric Williams

The Orange Leader

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office special services division and Narcotics Division detectives along with Orange Police Department seized 12.5 ounces of meth from a vehicle and arrest.

Jonathan D. Hickey, 35 was stopped on a traffic stop Friday afternoon on MacArthur Drive in West Orange. Investigators also arrested Damon Earl Delli, 32 and seized one ounce of meth after his vehicle was stopped in the Walmart parking lot on MacArthur Drive in West Orange.


Jonathan D. Hickey


Damon Earl Delli

Damon Earl Delli

Investigators then executed a search warrant at Hickey`s home in the 2100 block of West Freeway in Vidor. They found a semi-automatic rifle, a sawed-off shotgun, and a semi-automatic pistol.

Hickey faces first-degree felony drug charges.

Delli is facing second-degree felony drug charges.

They both remain in Orange County Jail waiting arraignment.