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Man Wanted After Search Yields 1,300 Bags of Heroin 1-28-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2823

Date/Time:  Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 11:00PM

Location:  100 Block of Haman Drive , Dover, DE (The Willows at Clearfield Apts)

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


The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole conducted a home visit at an apartment in the 100 Block of Haman Drive on Thursday, January 23rd.  At the time, officers located approximately 1,300 bags of heroin, .7 grams of marijuana, and $2,500 in cash (drug proceeds) belonging to Michael Benson (45), who was not at the residence at the time.  Donita Miller (47), who was present at the home, was issued a civil violation for Possession of Marijuana.

Michael Benson remains wanted on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Violation of Probation

Michael Benson
Dover, DE

















Donita Miller
Dover, DE

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.