Two Arrested on Drug Charges Following Investigation 9-22-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-31834

Date/Time:   Friday, September 21, 2018 at 8:25AM

Location:   400 Block of East Water Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department arrested Ernest Washington (42) and Teresa Bowers (31) on several drug charges on Friday, September 21st.  Officers conducted search warrants at a residence in the 400 Block of East Water Street and at Saint Jones Mini-Storage at 666 S. DuPont Highway in Dover as the result of a drug investigation.  Prior to executing the search warrants, Washington, a target in the investigation, was stopped in a vehicle in the area of Minima Street and West North Street.  During that stop, Washington was found to have 4.8 grams of crack cocaine and 503. grams of marijuana in his possession.  During the following search warrants, officers located a total of 405.2 grams of cocaine, 331.7 grams of marijuana, $2,211 in drug proceeds, and seized a 2011 Kia Forte that Washington was operating.  Teresa Bowers was taken into custody at the residence without incident.

Items Seized by Dover Police

As a result of the investigation, Washington was committed to SCI in default of $159,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine (3x)
-Possession of Marijuana (2x)
-Paraphernalia (2x)
-Possession of Cocaine (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana (tier 1 Qty)
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child

Bowers was released on $78,750 unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine 
-Possession of Marijuana 
-Paraphernalia 
-Possession of Cocaine (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana (tier 1 Qty)
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Endangering the Welfare of a

Ernest Washington
Dover, DE

Teresa Bowers
Dover, DE

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