Hospital employee charged with stealing drugs

DOVER — Paul Davis, a 48-year-old employee of Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, was arrested on theft and drug-related charges by police on Tuesday, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

Public Safety officers from the hospital discovered suspected drug thefts from a pharmacy at the hospital and notified Dover police.

An investigation revealed that Mr. Davis had been stealing several prescription pills while working in the pharmacy for the past year, police said.

He was arrested without incident at his home in Felton on Tuesday. He was charged with possession with intent to deliver Tier 4 prescription pills and four counts of acquiring or obtaining possession of prescription pills by theft.

He was released on $72,000 unsecured bond.

Dover man facing drug charges after traffic stop

DOVER — Samuel Seymour III is facing drug charges after he was arrested by police following a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

Officers attempted to stop Mr. Seymour in the area of North Caroline Place and Greenway Lane for a cell phone violation at 3:22 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Sgt. Hoffman.

The officers saw Mr. Seymour try to tuck and hide items in his vehicle while attempting to flee. He was stopped and found to be in possession of 6.7 grams of MDMA and 4.3 grams of cocaine.

Mr. Seymour was charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver MDMA/cocaine, tampering with physical evidence, resisting arrest, drug paraphernalia and a traffic violation. Mr. Seymour was released on $23,201 unsecured bond.

Frankford church burglary suspect arrested

FRANKFORD — Quinton J. Gordon, 32, of Selbyville, has been arrested by Delaware State Police for his alleged connection with multiple burglaries to the Frankford United Methodist Church, said police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe.

Mr. Gordon was taken into custody on Tuesday at around 11:11 p.m. after it was discovered he was traveling northbound on U.S. 113.

Police stopped Mr. Gordon on U.S. 113 south of Lazy Lagoon Road where the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

Mr. Gordon was taken to Troop 4 in Georgetown where he was charged with three counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of possession of burglar tools, three counts of theft under $1,500 and two counts of criminal mischief.

He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $12,500 secured bond.

 

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