Search Warrant in Laurel Leads to One Teen Arrest and One At-Lar - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Search Warrant in Laurel Leads to One Teen Arrest and One At-Large Woman

Posted: Updated:

LAUREL, Del.- A search warrant in Laurel led to the arrest of one teen, and another woman still at-large related to drug crimes. 

The Delaware State Police say they have arrested 19-year-old Japree Ayers on multiple drug related charges while his mother, 42-year-old Rosalyn Ayers remains at large.

Police say on Oct. 24, members of the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit (SDU), Sussex Governor’s Task Force (GTF) and Laurel Police Department concluded a drug dealing investigation involving Japree Ayers. Ayers had previously been indicted by the Sussex County Grand Jury and was actively wanted on two warrants for drug dealing,according to authorities. 

Officials say Japree Ayers was observed leaving a residence located in the 500 block of Center Street and was taken into custody without incident. Police say upon contact with Japree Ayers at this time, he was found to be in possession of approximately 3.22 grams of marijuana.

Police say during the course of the investigation, the residence in the 500 block of Center Street was identified as the location in which Ayers stored his heroin. Authorities say a lawful search warrant was obtained for this residence and as a result the following was seized:

  • Approximately 977 bags of heroin (6.844 grams)
  • Approximately 99.34 grams of marijuana
  • Drug Paraphernalia

Police say, the residence is owned and occupied by Ayers’ mother, Rosalyn Ayers.  There was also a juvenile present when officers arrived at the residence, according to police.

Japree Ayers was transported back to Troop 5 where he was charged with the following:

  • Possession with intent to deliver heroin in a tier 4 quantity
  • Possession of heroin in a tier 5 quantity
  • Endangering the welfare of a child
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Japree Ayers was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $101,000 secured bond.

Rosalyn Ayers has an active warrant according to police, out of Troop 4 for the following:

  • Maintaining a drug property
  • Endangering the welfare of a child
  • Possession of marijuana

Police say anyone with information in reference to the whereabouts of Rosalyn Ayers is asked to please contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or through the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

 

  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • Only 3 Players on Court at Buzzer After Cape Henlopen-Sussex Tech Basketball Brawl

    Only 3 Players on Court at Buzzer After Cape Henlopen-Sussex Tech Basketball Brawl

    Thursday night's fight broke out in the game's third period. (Photo courtesy: Cape Gazette/Dave FredThursday night's fight broke out in the game's third period. (Photo courtesy: Cape Gazette/Dave Fred
    Thursday night's fight broke out in the game's third period. (Photo courtesy: Cape Gazette/Dave Frederick)Thursday night's fight broke out in the game's third period. (Photo courtesy: Cape Gazette/Dave Frederick)

    A boys basketball game between Cape Henlopen and Sussex Tech high schools devolved into a three-on-three contest after a bench-clearing brawl, and only three of those players were left on the court at the buzzer.

    Thursday night's game ended with only one player on the court for Cape Henlopen and two for Sussex Tech. Sussex Tech won the game 63-62.

    More

    A boys basketball game between Cape Henlopen and Sussex Tech high schools devolved into a three-on-three contest after a bench-clearing brawl, and only three of those players were left on the court at the buzzer.

    Thursday night's game ended with only one player on the court for Cape Henlopen and two for Sussex Tech. Sussex Tech won the game 63-62.

    More
  • Man Killed in Early Friday Shooting in Dover

    Man Killed in Early Friday Shooting in Dover

    Dover police are investigating an early Friday morning shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead.

    Police said that just before 3 a.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired at Country Club Apartments off of Forrest Avenue.

    More

    Dover police are investigating an early Friday morning shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead.

    Police said that just before 3 a.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired at Country Club Apartments off of Forrest Avenue.

    More
  • DSP: Seaford Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

    DSP: Seaford Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

    Delaware State Police says two people are facing multiple drug-related charges after they were stopped for a traffic violation Friday morning.

    More

    Delaware State Police says two people are facing multiple drug-related charges after they were stopped for a traffic violation Friday morning.

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2020 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices