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Seaford Man Pleads Guilty After Drug Case Leads to Break in Shooting Investigation

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SEAFORD, Del. - The Delaware Department of Justice says a man pleaded guilty in connection to a shooting in 2018. Authorities got a break in the case as police were investigating illegal drug activity.

Teron West, 33, of Seaford, was arrested in July of 2019, when police were executing a search warrant at a home on Main Street in Bridgeville. It was at that home that police said they found West, who at first gave a false name. Police also discovered a large amount of drugs, including more than 50 grams of cocaine.

Authorities say they identified West, at which point they learned he had been on the run since the previous November when he fired several shots at the vehicle of a man he was fighting with on Park Drive in Seaford.

The DOJ says he wasn't allowed to have a gun from previous drug convictions. West pleaded guilty to gun and drug-related charges. He was sentenced in Superior Court to 18 months in prison, followed by 6 months of either home confinement or work release, then 1 year of probation.

 

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