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2 Brothers Arrested on Drug, Weapons Charges

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CAMDEN-WYOMING, Del.- Delaware State Police say two brothers are facing a slew of charges after illegal drugs and numerous firearms were found inside a Kent County home.

Police said the arrests of 29-year-old Jason P. Cox and 33-year-old Michael D. Cox stemmed from an incident that occurred Tuesday, Jan. 22. Detectives responded to a home on the 500 block of Tobacco Road in Camden-Wyoming to investigate a report that Michael had an active capias out of a local court. When detectives arrived at the home, he was taken into custody without incident. 

Police said Jason was also contacted at the home and found to be in possession of two shotgun shells. According to investigators, the two brothers are both prohibited from possessing, purchasing, or owning a firearm or ammunition due to previous felony convictions.
 
A search warrant of the house was obtained and detectives said they located more than 500 grams of marijuana, 14 hydrocodone pills, 13 long guns consisting of shotguns and rifles, one handgun, several rounds of ammunition, and other drug paraphernalia.

Five children under the age of 15 were at the home and were turned over to another family member.
 
The two brothers were transported back to DSP Troop 3 near Camden where they were charged with the aforementioned offenses. Jason was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $40,100 secured bond and Michael was ordered held in the JTVCC on $38,100 secured bond.

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