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Three Charged in Drugs/Firearms Investigation 9-20-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-30532

Date/Time:   Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 1:40PM

Location:  74 Par Haven Drive, Dover, DE (Brandywine Court Apts)

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


The Dover Police Department has arrested three people on drug and firearms charges following an investigation by the Dover Police Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit with assistance from Delaware Probation and Parole.  Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of S. Saulsbury Road and West North Street after it was seen leaving an apartment at Par Haven Drive.  During the vehicle stop, officers discovered 1.5 grams of marijuana on the driver, Brentney Birkett (23)  and 124 bags of heroin on Anthony Clark (18).  Michael Taylor (19) was also taken into custody during the traffic stop.

Officers executed a search warrant at the apartment on Par Haven Drive and discovered a loaded .380 handgun, belonging to Taylor.

All three subjects were arrested without incident.

Michael Taylor
Dover, DE
Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited
Illegal Gang Participation
BOND: $23,000 Unsecured Bond (Released)
Anthony Clark
Frederica, DE
Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Illegal Gang Participation
BOND: $13,200 secured bond Committed to JTVCC











Brentney Birkett
Possession of Marijuana
Drug Paraphernalia