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Written by Raymond Rivera

Police Nab 16 Suspects in Narcotics Investigation

Phillip Smith Phillip Smith
Brad Fosque Brad Fosque
Edward Collick Edward Collick
McKineo Jennings McKineo Jennings
James Toppin James Toppin

08/17/2008 12:10 PM ET; Updated 12:58 PM ET

SELBYVILLE, Del. - Authorities say they are on the lookout for four suspects after arresting 16 people on 41 narcotics and criminal charges during a police investigation in Selbyville.  

Delaware State Police say the 16th suspect in the investigation, Phillip Smith, 20, of Gumtree Road in Frankford, was caught Saturday evening. He was charged with four counts of felony delivery of cocaine and two counts of second-degree conspiracy.  Police say Smith was picked up after a Laurel police officer stopped him for a traffic violation with a computer check revealing he was wanted by DSP.   

Bail was set at over $45,000 and Smith was locked up at the Sussex Correctional Institute.

Authorities say the following suspects are still wanted on outstanding felony delivery of cocaine warrants: Brad Fosque, 30, of Shipley Road in Seaford, Edward Collick, 19, of McCabe Street in Selbyville McKineo Jennings, 41, of Careys Drive in Millsboro and James Toppin, 40, of Knox Street in Millsboro.

The Troop 4 Sussex Drug Unit concluded a two-month-long narcotics investigation into the open air drug sales plaguing Pollybranch Road in Selbyville.

According to police, the investigation concluded with the execution of five search warrants on Lincoln Avenue, two addresses on Washington Avenue and two addresses on Polly Branch Road. 

During the execution of the search warrants, eight suspects were arrested on delivery of cocaine warrants with four suspects still at large. Police say during the warrant sweep, an additional seven defendants were apprehended and found to be in possession of marijuana, cocaine, drug paraphernalia or weapons. These defendants were arrested on 16 narcotics and criminal charges.

According to authorities, Probation and Parole, assisted by Sussex GTF, executed two administrative searches during which time suspect Bryant Giddens, who was wanted on a delivery of cocaine warrant, was captured. Police say during a search of another suspect's home, Jeremie Handy, a shotgun and rifle were seized. 

Authorities say they seized crack cocaine, marijuana, a 12-gauge shotgun, a .22 Marlin rifle, and $3,566 in suspected drug money.

Police say the suspects below were arrested during the investigation and charged with the following:

Deborah D Phillips, 55, of Fawn Drive in Selbyville,  charged with delivery of a narcotic schedule II controlled substance and second-degree conspiracy 

Monty S. Hall, 33, charged with delivery of a narcotic schedule II controlled substance and second-degree conspiracy.

Jose P. Turlington, 45, of DuPont Highway in Georgetown, charged with delivery of narcotic schedule II controlled substance.

Bryant L. Giddens, 39, of Mitchell Street in Millsboro, charged with two counts of delivery of narcotic schedule II controlled substance.

Dionny M. Handy, 21, of Pollybranch Road in Selbyville, charged with two counts of delivery of narcotic schedule II controlled substance.

Renaldo Handy, 22, of Pepperidge Mobile Home Park in Frankford, charged with four counts of felony delivery of a schedule II narcotic controlled substance, felony second-degree conspiracy and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia

Jeremiah Handy, 23, of Holly Brook Apartments in Laurel charged with felony possession with the intent to deliver cocaine, felony tampering with evidence, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor resisting arrest and misdemeanor hindering prosecution.

Jeremie Handy, 20, of Pollybranch Road in Selbyville, charged with delivery of cocaine, second-degree conspiracy, two counts of possession of firearm by person prohibited and possession of ammunition by person prohibited.

Anthony Harmon, 47, of Lincoln Avenue in Selbyville, charged with felony possession with the intent to deliver cocaine, felony maintaining a dwelling for keeping narcotics, misdemeanor possession drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child.

Quentin E. Thomas, 43, of Amber Drive in Millsboro, charged with felony possession of deadly weapon by person prohibited.

Timmy Morris, 25, of Pollybranch Road in Selbyville, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

Evans Mumford, 37, of Pollybranch Road in Selbyville, charged with felony possession of crack cocaine, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor resisting arrest, and misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation

Janie Handy, 19, of Washington Avenue in Selbyville, charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Shannon Handy, 29, of Pollybranch Road in Selbyville, charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Terrus Chandler, 41, of Washington Avenue in Selbyville, charged with misdemeanor resisting arrest.

Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or Troop 4 at (302)856-5851.

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