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Two Charged with Drugs and Firearms Charged Following Drug Investigation 1-16-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-1198

Date/Time:   Thursday, January 11th, 2018 at 12:01PM

Location: Dover Downs Hotel, 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE  

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


The Dover Police Department Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit arrested two people following a drug investigation on Thursday, January 11th.   Officers attempted to contact Russel Thomas (28) in the parking lot of the Dover Downs hotel, when he fled on foot.  Officers quickly apprehended him and Kimberly Havelow (28), who was inside of their hotel room at the time of the incident.  Search warrants were obtained and executed on the hotel room that Thomas and Havelow were staying in, as well as Thomas’ vehicle.  As a result of the investigation, Thomas was found in possession of 351 bags of Fentanyl (2.457 grams), 2,158 bags of heroin (15.016 grams), 4.2 grams of cocaine, 2 grams of marijuana, and a loaded 22 caliber handgun.  Havelow was found in possession of 45 bags of heroin.  

Russell Thomas was committed to JTVCC in default of $106,900 bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Heroin (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin (Tier 4 Qty)
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine (Tier 2)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Fentanyl
-Resisting Arrest

Kimberly Havelow was released on unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Heroin
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Russell Thomas
Kimberly Havelow









Items Seized by Dover PD