Bridgeville teen arrested on drug charges

BRIDGEVILLE – An 18-year-old Bridgeville teen turned himself into police following a vehicle pursuit and was charged with drug offenses on Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. Damaj Showell was wanted on outstanding charges when he jumped from a moving vehicle on King Road in the area of Dove Road at approximately […]

Welfare check leads to drug counts

FRANKFORD – A welfare check led to the arrest of a 38-year-old Dagsboro man when drugs were located Thursday, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. Authorities said troopers were dispatched to an M&T Bank parking lot after a person was reportedly seen slumped at the steering wheel at approximately 8:03 p.m. Police arriving […]

Drive-thru food bank in Milford addresses opiate use as well

Dozens of cars lined up outside Milford’s Lulu M. Ross Elementary School on Friday morning for an ad hoc drive-thru food bank and to receive Narcan, a life-saving drug reversing opiate overdoses. “There’s probably a lot of people around here who could use help,” said Dawn Dominick, a Milford resident. “I’ve known quite a few […]

Lewes man arrested on drug charges

LEWES — Delaware State Police have arrested a Lewes man on felony drug and weapon charges as a result of a traffic stop in the area of Ward Avenue and Lewes-Georgetown Highway on Wednesday afternoon. Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said that at approximately 3:45 p.m. troopers were conducting a criminal investigation at […]

Police: Heroin located in Rehoboth traffic stop

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 41-year-old Lewes man was arrested after 298 bags of heroin were allegedly found in his vehicle during a traffic stop Thursday, authorities said. Dewayne S. Hopkins had a suspended driver’s license when stopped at approximately 1:56 p.m. on Coastal Highway, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. A K-9 […]

Millsboro investigation yields drug arrest

MILLSBORO — A wanted 34-year-old Seaford man was arrested after a drug investigation at Iron Branch Apartments Friday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Sheldon L. White was taken into custody without incident, authorities said. The Millsboro Police Department assisted in the investigation. Police said Mr. White was allegedly found with 1,375 […]

Georgetown traffic stop brings two drug arrests

GEORGETOWN — Two drug arrests followed a Wednesday traffic stop due to a violation and five more resulted from an ensuing residential search, Delaware State Police said. The stop came at approximately 11:35 a.m. at the intersection of Downs and Wilson roads. Police said a computer check determined that Rahman K. Miller Jr., 24, of […]

Two arrested in Millsboro drug dealing probe

MILLSBORO — Two Millsboro men were arrested Thursday following investigation into the alleged distribution of illegal drugs, Delaware State Police said. Darrin L. Sheppard, 54, and Bryan K. Broughton, 49, were charged following search warrants at their homes, spokeswoman Master Ccpl. Melissa Jaffe. A search of Mr. Sheppard’s home in the 26000 block of Portside […]

US allows use of first drug shown to help virus recovery

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators on Friday allowed emergency use of the first drug that appears to help some COVID-19 patients recover faster, a milestone in the global search for effective therapies against the coronavirus. The Food and Drug Administration said in a statement that Gilead Science’s intravenous drug would be specifically indicated for hospitalized patients […]

Seaford arrests include gun, drug charges

SEAFORD — A loaded handgun, ammunition, marijuana and suspected heroin were found in a vehicle after police responded to a suspicious activity report Friday, Seaford Police spokesman Master Cpl. Eric Chambers said. Myles Andrews, 18, of Seaford, and Deshawn Reed, 24, of Laurel, were seen in a vehicle parked in a fire lane at Meadowbridge […]