Detailed listings of Kent County indictments

Pictured is evidence located during a March 15 traffic stop on U.S. 13 in Dover. (Submitted photo/Delaware State Police)

Pictured is evidence located during a March 15 traffic stop on U.S. 13 in Dover. (Submitted photo/Delaware State Police)

DOVER — A Hartly man was indicted on 17 counts Tuesday after his arrest for alleged weapons and hunting offenses in January and April, according to court documents.

Roy K. Bryant III was 28 when charged and then indicted in Kent County Superior Court on 15 counts of possession of a firearm by person prohibited, and one each of hunting, fishing or trapping without a license and frightening or harassing migratory birds with a shotgun.

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources earlier announced investigations into alleged incidents on April 16 in which a shotgun was fired at a Canada goose on a pond in Hartly, and a January waterfowl-related matter.

Weapons seized included rifles, shotguns and a compound bow and arrow, authorities said, along with ammunition.

Mr. Bryant was earlier arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover, and released on $5,500 unsecured bond.

Deputy Attorney General Kelly Breen signed the indictment.

• Chad M. Prouse, of the 900 block of Lochmeath Way in Dover, was indicted on 19 counts connected to a March 15 traffic stop that allegedly led to the discovery of heroin, marijuana, suboxone, a machete and loaded 9mm handgun, according to the Delaware State Police.

Mr. Prouse, 24, at the time of arrest, is facing six counts of drug dealing, along with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and person prohibited, aggravated possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to have insurance identification, improper lane change and license plate covered with any tinted material, among other counts.

The traffic stop was made just south of the Puncheon Run Connector on U.S. 13 in Dover, authorities said.

After arraignment, Mr. Prouse was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna on $82,304 secured bond.

Deputy Attorney General Greg Babowal signed the indictment.

• Tyrell M. Waters, of Lincoln, was separately indicted for alleged incidents on Jan. 17 and April 26.

Authorities said Mr. Waters, 24 at the time, was wanted by Harrington and Dover police when apprehended after a vehicle chase that ended with his vehicle crashing into another vehicle in the area of Lillian Drive in Harrington.

The first indictment for an alleged domestic assault included charges of aggravated menacing with a handgun, terroristic threatening, offensive touching, and disorderly conduct.

The second indictment from the vehicle pursuit brought charges of resisting arrest by a Delaware State Police trooper, disregarding a police officer’s signal, offensive touching of a law enforcement officer and reckless driving.

According to authorities at the time, Mr. Waters had eight capiases out of Kent and Sussex County courts.

Deputy Attorney General Ben Snyder signed the indictment.

• Michelle D. White and Wayne E. Williams, both of Milford, were part of a 10-count indictment following a search warrant execution at a residence in the Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex on April 22.

The Milford Police Department arrested the duo, both 34 at the time, after an investigation into alleged drug dealing, authorities said.

Mr. Williams was charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by person prohibited, papers said.

Both were charged with drug dealing, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, aggravated possession of 175 grams or more of marijuana, second-degree conspiracy, endangering the welfare of a child (two counts) at Linstone Lane in Milford and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ms. White was held at Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in New Castle in lieu of $41,000 secured bond, and Mr. Williams was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $56,000 secured bond.

Deputy Attorney General Babowal signed the indictment.

• Matthew R. Kerr, of Dover, was indicted on five counts following a traffic stop on May 23 in Woodside that allegedly turned up heroin and a knife.

The Delaware State Police said Mr. Kerr, 24 at the time, was a passenger in a vehicle that failed to signal a turn at the intersection of Peachtree Run and Millchop Lane, and allegedly attempted to flee on foot before being apprehended without further incident.

Charges included aggravated possession, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, carrying a concealed deadly weapon (knife), resisting arrest, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At the time, police said Mr. Kerr had three capiases out of Kent County Courts. He arraigned and then held at Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $24,500 secured bond.

Deputy Attorney General Babowal signed the indictment.

• Donta R. Durham, of the 1500 block of North Little Creek Road in Dover, was indicted on six counts connected to police investigation into alleged drug activity in a Wawa parking lot on April 26,

Mr. Durham, 27 and on probation at the time of arrest, was indicted on two counts each of drug dealing and aggravated possession, endangering the welfare of a child (who police said was seven months old), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mr. Durham was taken into custody without incident, and held in custody at Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $15,750 secured bond.

Deputy Attorney General Babowal signed the indictment.

• Allen M. Durham, of the 400 block of Court Street in Dover, was indicted on four counts related to a firearms investigation on April 30.

Police alleged that Mr. Durham, 25 at the time, was found with a loaded .38 caliber special revolver while walking in the area of U.S. 13 and Lake View Drive. He was taken into custody without incident and released after posting $3,150 secured bond.

Charges included possession of firearm by person prohibited, possession of ammunition by person prohibited, possession of drug paraphernalia, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Deputy Attorney General Lindsay Taylor signed the indictment.

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