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Search Warrant Results in Drug and Firearms Charges for Dover Man 10-30-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-34447

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 2:00PM

Location:  100 Block of Spruance Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department with the assistance of Delaware Probation and Parole, arrested Joseph Barcita (45) on drugs and firearms charges on Tuesday afternoon.  At approximately 2:00PM, officers executed a search warrant at Barcita’s home in the 100 Block of Spruance Road as the result of a drug dealing investigation. Barcita was taken into custody without incident.  The search that followed resulted in the discovery of the following items:
-76.3 grams of Cocaine
-31.4 grams of Crack Cocaine
-278.1 grams of Marijuana
-Loaded .45 caliber handgun
-Loaded 9mm handgun
-Drug Paraphernalia
-$814 in Drug Proceeds

Items Seized during Search Warrant on Spruance Road













As a result of the arrest, Barcita was committed to SCI on a $30,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (6x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Joseph Barcita
Age: 45