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Six Suspects Arrested in Greenwood Drug Bust

Posted: Jun 11, 2018 8:22 PM Updated:
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GREENWOOD, Del. - The Sussex County Drug Unit concluded a month-long drug investigation that led to the arrest of multiple suspects on several drug and other related charges.

At approximately 6:04 a.m., the Sussex County Drug Unit responded to the 10900 block of Webb Farm Road in reference to a drug investigation. Through investigative measures, it was discovered that cocaine and heroin were being distributed from the home. With the assistance of the Sussex Governor’s Task Force and the Special Operations Response Team, a search warrant was executed at the home.

Upon entry, multiple subjects were located inside and detained.  During a search of the home, detectives seized 21.01 grams of crack cocaine, 5.2 grams of powder cocaine, 66 bags of heroin (approximately .462 grams), $3,367 in suspected drug proceeds, a loaded .25 Caliber Boa semi-auto handgun, and various drug paraphernalia, including pipes and syringes used to consume narcotics.

 

Further investigation revealed that 48-year-old Jeffrey Allen of Greenwood, was distributing cocaine and heroin from the residence.

 

Officers say the homeowner, 47-year-old Patrick J. Rafferty of Greenwood, was aware of the drug distribution occurring at the residence which he maintained.

 

Police say Eric C. Howard, 45-year-old of Lincoln, conspired with Jeffery Allen to complete a delivery of .4 grams of crack cocaine.

 

The department says Howard was delivering it to Kenneth J. Passwaters, 58-year-old of Milford, just prior to the execution of the search warrant.

 

The suspects were transported back to Troop 4 and charged with the following:

  • Jeffrey Allen: Possession With Intent To Deliver Tier 4 Crack Cocaine, Possession of a Firearm By Person Prohibited, Possession With Intent to Deliver Heroin, Possession With Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine Tier 1, Delivery of Crack Cocaine, second-degree Conspiracy, and Possession Drug Paraphernalia.  He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $83,500 secured bond.
  • Patrick Rafferty: Maintaining Drug Property and Possession Drug Paraphernalia.  He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $2,500.00 unsecured bond.
  • Eric Howard: Delivery of Crack Cocaine and second-degree Conspiracy.  He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $5,000 secured bond.
  • Kenneth Passwaters: Resisting Arrest, Possession of Crack Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and given a $1,500 unsecured bond, however was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on unrelated capiases.
  • Two other suspects located inside the home, a 50-year-old Millsboro man and a 51-year-old Milford woman, were both issued a Criminal Summons for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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