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Two Michigan Men Arrested with Large Amount of Drugs at Firefly Campground 6-22-15

Complaint # 50-15-17061

Date/Time: Friday, June 19, 2015 at 3:45PM

Location:  Firefly Camping Lot, 1131 North Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware

Officer Releasing Information: Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


Two Michigan men were arrested with a variety of illegal narcotics at the Firefly Music Festival campground.  Officers from the Dover Police Department Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit (DVOC), made an undercover purchase of a substance them two men claimed to be “Molly” or MDMA.  The substance tested positive for the presence of Mephedrone, which is also known as “Flakka” or “Bath salts.”  Police then arrested Daniel Wood (31) of Jackson, MI and Dion McPherson (39) of Ann Arbor, MI.  Upon arrest, the men were found to be in possession of 44.1 grams of Mephedrone, 58.8 grams of Psilocybin Mushrooms, 225 doses of LSD, and 30.5 grams of marijuana.  In addition to these items, officers seized $3,397.00 in cash (suspected drug proceeds).

Both men were committed to JTVCC in default of $100,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Tier 5 Qty of  Mephedrone
-Possession of Tier 5 Qty of Psilocybin Mushrooms
-Possession of Tier 3 Qty of LSD
-Possession with intent to deliver marijuana
-Delivery of Mephedrone
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Dion McPherson
Dion McPherson
Daniel Wood