Two drug dealing arrests conclude investigation

DOVER — Two Dover men were arrested Friday afternoon to conclude investigation into the alleged sale of drugs in the area, Delaware State Police said.

According to Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, the DSP Police Kent County Drug Unit with the assistance of the Kent County Governor’s Task Force spotted Javon Young, 26, driving a gray BMW with fictitious tags and without a valid license at approximately 2:19 p.m. The vehicle was traveling southbound on Bay Road near East Lebanon Road, authorities said.

Police said Mr. Young was known to be a local fugitive having active capiases out of the Kent County Family Court and the Kent County Court of Common Pleas. He was also known to have an active felony arrest warrant on file out of Troop 3 relating to multiple drug charges, authorities.

Mr. Young allegedly tried to flee from a traffic stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued, police said. During the vehicle pursuit, according to police, Mr. Young intentionally drove his vehicle head on at four separate Kent County Governor’s Task Force members engaged in the pursuit, ultimately resulting in a minor vehicle crash.

No injuries were sustained as a result of this crash.

The vehicle stopped in the area of Pine Cabin Road and Billy Mitchell Lane after becoming disabled, police said. Mr. Young and passenger Khalil Dixon, 22, were taken into custody without further incident and transported back to Troop 3.

The following items were discovered and seized:

• Approximately 1.295 grams of heroin packaged within 185 individual package

• Approximately 0.50 grams of crack cocaine

• Approximately 19.0 grams of marijuana

• Over $400.00 in suspected drug proceeds

• Drug paraphernalia

Mr. Young was charged with possession counts including controlled substance in a Tier 1 quantity (also with an aggravating factor), with intent to deliver a controlled substance (three counts), with intent to deliver a counterfeit substance, drug paraphernalia (three counts), second-degree conspiracy, disregarding a police officer’s signal, second-degree reckless endangering (four counts). Traffic violations included driving without a valid driver’s license, displaying fictitious registration plates, and reckless driving.

Mr. Young was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 in Rehoboth Beach and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $18,753 cash only bond.

Mr. Dixon was charged with possession charges of drug paraphernalia, controlled substance in a Tier 1 quantity, with intent to deliver a controlled substance (two counts) and second-degree conspiracy,

Mr. Dixon was arraigned at JP Court 2 and committed to SCI on $9,750 secured bond.

Weapon counts filed against Dagsboro man

DAGSBORO — A 52-year-old Dagsboro man was arrest on multiple drug and weapon charges Friday by the Delaware State Police, assisted by Delaware Probation and Parole, authorities said.

At approximately 10:50 a.m., Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said, members of Sussex Governor’s Task Force responded to the 30000 block of Squirrel Lane to assist Probation Officers with an administrative search regarding probationer David Tharp, police.

An administrative search of the residence located:

• Approximately 14.49 grams of methamphetamine

• Drug Paraphernalia

• Llama .380 semi-automatic handgun

• .380 caliber ammunition

• Over $500.00 in suspected drug proceeds

Police said Mr. Tharp is a person prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 4. Charges included possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, drug paraphernalia (two counts), firearm by person prohibited, ammunition by person prohibited, with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 2 quantity and criminal contempt of a domestic violence protective order.

Mr. Tharp was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $4,600 secured bond.

Bridgeville father, mother, son charged with drugs

BRIDGEVILLE — Three family members were charged with drug offenses Friday to cap an investigation, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

At approximately 6 a.m.,, police said members of the Sussex Drug Unit and the Governor’s Task Force concluded a month long investigation into Ellis J. Cannon Jr.

A search warrant was executed at his residence in the 11000 block of Fisher Circle. Mr. Cannon resides at this residence along with his parents, Ellis J. Cannon, 58, and Sharon E. Roberts, 46, police said. Police said Mr. Cannon Jr. was allegedly conducting illegal drug transactions from the residence.

Investigators located and seized the following items from inside the residence:

• Approximately 6.02 grams of crack cocaine

• Approximately 2.275 grams of heroin (approximately 325 bags)

• Approximately 2.18 grams of marijuana

• Loaded Ruger 9mm handgun with additional 9mm rounds

• Over $500.00 in suspected drug proceeds

Police said An additional search warrant was executed at an abandoned trailer adjacent to the property.

The search located a .22 caliber long range rifle with an extended magazine, approximately 129 rounds of .22 caliber ammunition, 21 assorted 12 gauge shotgun rounds and a 20 gauge shotgun round and a blue 2012 BASH moped which had been reported stolen.

Police said the father, mother and son were taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 4.

Mr. Cannon Jr. was charged with possession counts of with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 2 and Tier 1 quantity, of a weapon with a removed, obliterated or altered serial number, firearm by a person prohibited, drug paraphernalia and marijuana.

The property owners, Mr. Cannon and Ms. Roberts, were both charged with maintaining a drug property. They were both arraigned before JP Court 3 and released on $500 unsecured bond.

 

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