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Dover Police Find Gun, Heroin, and Pills During Search

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From left: Jahmelle Taylor and Keith Cubbage From left: Jahmelle Taylor and Keith Cubbage

DOVER, Del.– Dover police say a 22-year-old man is facing multiple charges after a search of a home turned up a stolen handgun, 143 bags of heroin, and ecstasy pills.

It happened shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday at a home on the unit block of Stevenson Drive in the Manchester Square development.

Police said that during an administrative search they found a .25 caliber Colt semi-automatic handgun, 143 bags of heroin, and 9 ecstasy pills in the possession of Jahmelle Taylor of the 100 block of President Drive in Dover.

Investigators said a check on the gun revealed it was stolen.

Taylor was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, possession with intent to deliver heroin Tier 2, possession with intent to deliver ecstasy, possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, endangering the welfare of a child, violation of probation and local fugitive. He was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $104,500 cash bond. 

Police said they also arrested Keith Cubbage, 37, of the unit block of Stevenson Drive in Dover. He is charged with being a local fugitive and violating probation and being held in the JTVCC in default of $5,000 cash bond.  

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