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Four Arrested on Drug Charges 10-31-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-36320

Date/Time:  Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 1:36PM

Location:   Parking lot of Dunkin Donuts, 470 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


Three adults and a 15-year-old were charged with drug related offenses following a suspicious persons complaint on Friday afternoon.  Officers responded to the parking lot of Dunkin Donuts at 470 S. DuPont Highway, after receiving a call that a dark colored Honda Accord was parked in front of the business for a long period of time and was occupied by four persons.  Officers arrived on scene to find a 15-year-old male standing next to the vehicle and three adults inside of the vehicle.  Officers immediately smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and detained the four suspects.  A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 212 (3.18 grams) of heroin, a small amount of marijuana, and $443 in drug proceeds.  The juvenile was released on a criminal summons for possession of marijuana.  The following suspects were all arrested and committed to JTVCC in default of bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Heroin (Tier 3 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia