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4 Arrested in Felton Drug Investigation

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Photo: Evidence seized by police Photo: Evidence seized by police
Left: Clinton May, Right: Diane Hawkins Left: Clinton May, Right: Diane Hawkins
Left: Robert Harding, Right: Daniel Dilmore Left: Robert Harding, Right: Daniel Dilmore

FELTON, Del.- Delaware State Police arrested four people after a two month investigation into the manufacturing of Methamphetamine.

Authorities arrived early Wednesday morning to conduct a search warrant in response to the on-going investigation into the manufacturing of meth at a house on Reeves Crossing Road.

Upon arrival, police arrested 35-year-old Diane Hawkins and 49-year-old Clinton May. Upon conducting a search of the property, police say they found equipment and component mixtures of the manufacturing stages of Meth along with key ingredients in making the drug.  A third suspect, 48-year-old Daniel Dilmore, was taken into custody at his place of work in Georgetown.

A second search warrant was conducted at a residence adjacent to the first house.  Police arrested 22-year-old Robert Harding. Police say a search revealed 1.108 lbs. of marijuana along with a .357 caliber handgun, 7.62 AK47 rifle, 9mm handgun, .40 caliber handgun, .38 caliber handgun, a 12 gauge shotgun, and ammunition for the weapons. Police also seized over $4,000 in suspected drug money.

Harding was arrested for six counts of Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (marijuana), and five counts of possession of a deadly weapon by a person who also possesses a controlled substance.  He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $50,000 secured bond.

Dilmore was charged with two counts of operating a clandestine laboratory and conspiracy 2nd.  He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $38,000 secured bond.

Hawkins and May were both charged with operating a clandestine laboratory and conspiracy 2nd.  They were arraigned at JP2 and committed to Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution and James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $20,000 and $12,000 secured bond respectively.

No evacuations were ordered as it was determined that there was no immediate hazard to nearby residents. DNREC also responded to the residence to assisted with the search and containment of the combustible substances.
 

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