Two jailed following month-long drug investigation

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police on Thursday arrested two Millsboro men following a month-long investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs.

Daniel Tozzolo, 55, and Roger Jones, 45, were charged with several drug offenses. Both were jailed at the Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of bond.

Daniel Tozzolo

According to state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, on May 16 members of the Sussex Drug Unit and the Governor’s Task Force concluded a month long investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine.

Investigation revealed that Tozzolo and Jones were storing and distributing quantities of methamphetamine from their residence, in the 34000 block of Morning Side Drive, Pot Nets Creekside, Millsboro. 

Detectives also learned that Tozzolo was temporarily renting a room at the American Inn and Suites located on Airport Road in Rehoboth Beach for the purposes of distributing methamphetamine, Cpl. Jaffe said. 

In executing a search and seizure warrant authorities recovered:

  • 38.89 grams of crystal methamphetamine;
  • 9.22 grams of marijuana;
  • 63 various prescription pills;
  • more than $700 in suspected drug proceeds;
  • multiple drug paraphernalia Items

Tozzole and Jones were taken into custody in the area of the American Inn and Suites without incident and taken to Troop 4.

Tozzole was charged with: Possession of a controlled substance in a tier 5 quantity; Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (2 counts); Maintaining a drug property; Conspiracy second degree; Possession of marijuana; Possession of a controlled substance and Possession of drug paraphernalia.

Tozzole was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the SCI on $72,500 cash only bond.

Roger Jones

Jones was charged with:  Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance; Maintaining a drug property; Conspiracy second degree; Possession of a controlled substance; Possession of drug paraphernalia

Jones was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $15,400 secured bond.

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