Dover Police and Delaware Probation and Parole Operation Leads to Seizure of 7,500 Bags of Heroin, 30.4 Grams of Ecstasy, and Firearm 10-1-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-32677

Date/Time:   Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 12:33PM

Location:   McDonald’s 915 S. DuPont Hwy. & Super 8, 348 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department’s Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit, Street Crimes Unit, and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested three people on drug and firearms charges as the result of a drug investigation.

Officers contacted Jeremy Thompson (28) in the parking lot of McDonald’s located at 915 S. DuPont Highway as he was completing a transaction for MDMA (ecstasy) to Robert Burkhamer (32).  Both Thompson and Burkhamer were arrested without incident.  Thompson was also found in possession of a 9mm handgun, 7.155 grams of heroin, and 1.55 grams of MDMA in the vehicle he was operating.

Following Thompson’s arrest, Dover Police assisted Delaware Probation and Parole with an Administrative Search of a room at the Super 8 hotel (348 N. DuPont Highway), where Thompson was staying with Jasmine Carter (24).  During a search of the room, officers located the an additional 45.7 grams of heroin and 28.85 grams of MDMA.  The total weight of heroin from the investigation was 52.862 grams or approximately 7,500 bags.

As a result of the investigation, Jeremy Thompson was committed to SCI in default of $345,500 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession of MDMA (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of Firearm and Drugs
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony 
-Drug Paraphernalia

Jasmine Carter was committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Center in default of $242,500 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin (Tier 5 Qty)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession of MDMA (Tier 5 Qty)
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Robert Burkhamer was released on a $500 unsecured bond on a single charge of Possession of MDMA.

Robert Burkhamer
Dover, DE

Jasmine Carter
Dover, DE

Jeremy Thompson
Magnolia, DE

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