MILLSBORO, Del.- Delaware State Police say a several month-long investigation has led to the arrests of six Millsboro residents on drug charges.
Troopers said that at around 6 a.m. Monday, the Sussex County Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Sussex County Governor's Task Force, Troop 4 Patrol, and DSP Special Operations Response Team executed simultaneous search warrants at two homes in Carey's Camp Mobile Home Park in Millsboro.
Troopers said they made contact with 32-year-old Jason L. Davis, 23-year-old Cassandra L. Higgins, 25-year-old Jenna L. Ennis, and 29-year-old Justin R. Wood at a home on the 31000 block of Carey's Drive and took them into custody without incident. During the execution of the search warrant, detectives said they located a .380 semi-automatic handgun with six rounds of ammunition, 239 bags of heroin totaling 5.975 grams, 8 grams of marijuana, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia as well as more than $4,557 in suspected drug proceeds.
Police said that at the same time, troopers made contact with 29-year-old Robert A. Young Jr. as he was attempting to flee the house located in the 21000 block of Charles Drive. Troopers aid Young was subsequently taken into custody after a trooper deployed a Taser on him, police said. Twenty-six-year-old Cassandra C. Dixon was taken into custody without incident inside the home.
During the execution of the search warrant, detectives said they located 70 bags of heroin totaling 1.7 grams, a 20-gauge shotgun, .5 grams of marijuana, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia as well as more than $929 in suspected drug proceeds.
Davis, Higgins, Ennis, Wood and Young were taken into custody and each were charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin and related offenses. Dixon was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The first five suspects were ordered held in default of bonds while Dixon was released on bond.
Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:49:09 GMT
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