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Man Arrested on Drug, Counterfeit Merchandise Charges

04/16/2007

DOVER- A Dover man is behind bars after being arrested for selling drugs and counterfeit merchandise.

Dover police say that on Friday, April 13, following a month-long investigation, officers raided a home on 710 River Rd. Police say that on two separate occasions prior to the raid, officers were able to purchase cocaine and heroin from 50-year-old Rodney Thomas, who lives at the home.

Thomas was taken into custody and according to police, a search of the home revealed 15 bags of heroin, 7 grams of cocaine, 5 grams of marijuana along with several items of drug paraphernalia.

Police say they also found inside the home several counterfeit items that Thomas possessed with the intent to sell. The items included clothing, movie DVDs and music CDs. Police say the counterfeit items represented 28 different companies, including the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association and other various clothing manufacturers.

Thomas was arrested and charged with two counts of delivery of cocaine, two counts of delivery of heroin, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of marijuana, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of maintaining a dwelling, 28 counts of trademark counterfeiting and two counts of transfer of recorded sounds.

He is in jail in lieu of $60,750 secured bond.

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