Milford Drug Investigation Leads to 7 Arrests - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Milford Drug Investigation Leads to 7 Arrests

Posted: Updated:

MILFORD, Del.- Authorities say a several month-long investigation into the sale of illegal drugs and several drug-related incidents at a Milford home has led to the arrests of seven people. 

Milford police said that on Thursday, Sept. 5,  the department's drug unit, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force, executed several arrest warrants and a search warrant at the home located in the 100 block of McColley Street.

As a result of the search warrant, detectives said they located heroin, marijuana, and drug-related paraphernalia inside the home.  Seven people were taken into custody at the home for active arrest warrants and/or new charges stemming from the warrant.  

Christopher M. Proetzel, 47, of Milford, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; second-degree Conspiracy; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Proetzel had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $12,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

Dustin A Townsend, 26, of Millsboro, was charged with 2nd Offense- Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia.  Townsend also had two violation of probation capiases out of Sussex County Superior Court.  Townsend had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $17,500 secured bail in reference to this investigation and $10,000 cash bail on each of the violation of probation capiases.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Superior Court on Sept. 6 for capias return hearings and Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

Richard L. Mclendon, 26, of Milford, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Mclendon had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $7,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

Roger E. Paradis Jr., 58, of Milford, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Paradis also had another active warrant for his arrest stemming from another drug investigation and was charged with one count of Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance.  Paradis had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $12,500 secured bail in reference to this investigation and $10,000 secured bail reference to the other investigation.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

Daniel O. Young, 34, of Milford, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Tampering With Physical Evidence- Evidence Suppression; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Young had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $13,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

Corey A. Johnson, 35, of Milford, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Johnson had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $12,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

Joan S. Albino, 37, of Milford, was taken into custody on a failure to appear capias out of Kent County Court of Common Pleas. Albino had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $300 unsecured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 6 for a capias return hearing.

  

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Updated: Police ID Man Killed After Car Crashes into Salisbury House

    Updated: Police ID Man Killed After Car Crashes into Salisbury House

    Sunday, November 10 2019 9:13 AM EST2019-11-10 14:13:26 GMT
    Monday, November 11 2019 3:53 PM EST2019-11-11 20:53:26 GMT
    (Photo: Salisbury Police Department)(Photo: Salisbury Police Department)
    (Photo: Salisbury Police Department)(Photo: Salisbury Police Department)
    Salisbury police have released the name of a 19-year-old man killed after the car he was riding in crashed into a house on the 400 block of West College Avenue overnight Sunday.More
    Salisbury police have released the name of a 19-year-old man killed after the car he was riding in crashed into a house on the 400 block of West College Avenue overnight Sunday.More
  • Businesses & Organizations Honor Veterans Throughout Sussex County

    Businesses & Organizations Honor Veterans Throughout Sussex County

    Monday, November 11 2019 5:52 PM EST2019-11-11 22:52:17 GMT
    Monday, November 11 2019 5:52 PM EST2019-11-11 22:52:17 GMT
    Meineke, DART and America Legion are a few of the groups that honored veterans through free services and ceremonies.More
    Meineke in Lewes, DART and American Legion are a few of the groups that honored veterans through free services and ceremonies. More
  • Falling Temperatures May Make Mid-November Feel More Like January

    Falling Temperatures May Make Mid-November Feel More Like January

    Monday, November 11 2019 5:42 PM EST2019-11-11 22:42:19 GMT
    Monday, November 11 2019 5:42 PM EST2019-11-11 22:42:19 GMT
    A child in January 2017 walks to school after a light dusting of snow in Dover.A child in January 2017 walks to school after a light dusting of snow in Dover.
    A child in January 2017 walks to school after a light dusting of snow in Dover.A child in January 2017 walks to school after a light dusting of snow in Dover.
    DOVER, Del. --- After enjoying temperatures in the 60s on Monday, many people around the Delmarva Peninsula may be bundling up over the next few days. Forecasters say temperatures are set to drop on Tuesday, potentially causing expected rainfall to mix wiMore
    DOVER, Del. --- After enjoying temperatures in the 60s on Monday, many people around the Delmarva Peninsula may be bundling up over the next few days. Forecasters say temperatures are set to drop on Tuesday, potentially causing expected rainfall to mix wiMore
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Updated: Police ID Man Killed After Car Crashes into Salisbury House

    Updated: Police ID Man Killed After Car Crashes into Salisbury House

    Sunday, November 10 2019 9:13 AM EST2019-11-10 14:13:26 GMT
    Monday, November 11 2019 3:53 PM EST2019-11-11 20:53:26 GMT
    (Photo: Salisbury Police Department)(Photo: Salisbury Police Department)
    (Photo: Salisbury Police Department)(Photo: Salisbury Police Department)
    Salisbury police have released the name of a 19-year-old man killed after the car he was riding in crashed into a house on the 400 block of West College Avenue overnight Sunday.More
    Salisbury police have released the name of a 19-year-old man killed after the car he was riding in crashed into a house on the 400 block of West College Avenue overnight Sunday.More
  • Two Dead After Hitting Dover Utility Pole

    Two Dead After Hitting Dover Utility Pole

    Sunday, November 10 2019 3:37 PM EST2019-11-10 20:37:06 GMT
    Monday, November 11 2019 7:31 AM EST2019-11-11 12:31:47 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Two men are dead after their car ran off a road in Dover and into a utility pole Sunday morning, according to police.More
    Two men are dead after their car ran off a road in Dover and into a utility pole Sunday morning, according to police.More
  • Updated: Police ID Driver Killed in Greenwood Crash

    Updated: Police ID Driver Killed in Greenwood Crash

    Sunday, November 10 2019 3:28 PM EST2019-11-10 20:28:04 GMT
    Monday, November 11 2019 9:45 AM EST2019-11-11 14:45:36 GMT
    Photo: Delaware State PolicePhoto: Delaware State Police
    Photo: Delaware State PolicePhoto: Delaware State Police
    Delaware State Police have released the name of a driver killed in a weekend car crash on Route 13 in Greenwood.More
    Delaware State Police have released the name of a driver killed in a weekend car crash on Route 13 in Greenwood. More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices