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Drug Investigation Results in Numerous Charges for Dover Man 12-31-15

Complaint # 50-15-38908

Date/Time:  Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 6:02AM

Location:  400 Block of Barrister Place, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department’s Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit arrested Shakir Swain (22) after wrapping up a month-long drug investigation. During an early morning search warrant in the 400 Block of Barrister Place, the Dover Police Department took Swain into custody without incident and discovered the following items in the residence:
-429 bags of heroin
-.40 caliber Smith and Wesson handgun
-$5,000 in suspected drug proceeds

Swain was charged committed to JTVCC in default of $99,501 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Ammunition by person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited that also Possesses a Controlled Substance
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Violation of Probation

A mugshot was not available at the time of release.