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Kent County Man Arrested Following Month-Long Drug Investigation

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FELTON, Del.- The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit has arrested a Felton man following a month-long investigation into alleged illegal drug dealings in Woodland Manor.

According to police, a search warrant was conducted at approximately 6:00 a.m. Friday on a house in the unit block of Rubeon May Drive.  Police said Alphonso Simmons, 53, was contacted at the house and taken into custody without incident.

Police said a search of Simmons' residence yielded a loaded .44 Magnum handgun with the serial number removed, a loaded 9mm handgun and a fully loaded .22 caliber rifle, along with ammunition for all weapons.  Detectives also located 32 grams of crack cocaine packaged for distribution, 1 gram of powdered cocaine, two Hydromorphone pills and more than $2,000 in suspected drug proceeds.

According to police, Alphonso Simmons was transported back to Troop 3, where he was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, possession of a firearm while in possession of drugs, possession of a weapon with an obliterated serial number, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Simmons was arraigned and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $35,800 secured bond. 

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