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Probation Search Leads to Drug Arrest 2-24-16

Complaint # 50-16-5897

Date/Time:   Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 at 10:39AM

Location:  200 Block of Simon Circle, Dover, DE

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


A Dover man was arrested on drug charges this morning during an administrative search by Safe Streets Probation and Parole Officers with assistance from the Dover Police Street Crimes Unit.  At 10:39AM, officers conducted a search at Elgin Carrington’s residence in the 200 Block of Simon Circle.  During the search, officers discovered 9.5 grams of crack cocaine in three separate bags packaged for sale.  Carrington  was taken  into custody without incident and charged with the following crimes:
-Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
-Possession of Controlled Substance (Tier 1 Qty)
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Elgin Carrington
Age: 37
Bond Information Not Available at Time of Release