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Drug Investigation Lead to Arrests in Kent County

Posted: 08/12/2017 20:39:00 -04:00 Updated:
Sonia J. Griffin,  Lawrence D. Horsey, Frank Ramos; Photo Credit: DSPD Sonia J. Griffin, Lawrence D. Horsey, Frank Ramos; Photo Credit: DSPD
Sonia J. Griffin,  Lawrence D. Horsey, Frank Ramos; Photo Credit: DSPD
Allen J. Simms, Ida M. Wright, Amanda Turner; DSPD

 

 

 

 



MAGNOLIA, Del. - Delaware State Police's Kent County Drug Unit arrested six people after the culmination of a four month long investigation into illegal drug sales from three separate houses.

On Thursday around  11:40 a.m., the Kent County Drug Unit, with Kent County Governor’s Task Force and the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team, conducted three separate search warrants for houses on Woodville Drive and Millchop Lane. 

The firs two searches were conducted simultaneously in the 100 block of Woodville Drive.  Sonia J. Griffin, 52, Frank Ramos, 56, Allen J. Simms, 39, Lawrence D. Horsey, 42, and Ida M. Wright, 30 were all taken into custody without incident.

According to the police, 1.7 grams of crack cocaine, 0.455 grams of heroin, 11 Oxycodone pills, 16 doses of Carbidopa/Levodpa, a 9mm pistol with the serial number obliterated, an unknown type of revolver, and over $2,000 in suspected drug proceeds, were found at the Woodville Drive location.  No illicit drugs were located in the second house on Woodville Drive.

At the third residence, located in the 500 block of Millchop Lane, Amanda Turner, 29, was taken into custody without incident due to her involvement in the drug investigation.  No illicit drugs were located in the residence.

All six subjects were transported back to Troop 3 where they were charged with the following:

Lawrence Horsey was charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy second, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arraigned  and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $13,000.00 cash bond.

Ida Wright was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy second, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arraigned and committed to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $7,000.00 secured bond.

Amanda Turner was charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy second, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arraigned and committed to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $13,000.00 secured bond.

Sonia Griffin was charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, maintaining a drug property, conspiracy second, four counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arraigned and released after posting $1,850.00 secured bond.

Frank Ramos was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, maintaining a drug property, conspiracy second, four counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arraigned and released after posting $1,550.00 secured bond.

Allen Simms was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, and conspiracy second.  He was arraigned and released after posting $1,115.00 secured bond.

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