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Three Arrested at Capital Inn on Drug Charges

Incident Number: 50-21-25454

Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 at 9:09 p.m.

Location: Capital Inn, 1426 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department arrested three suspects on drug charges while assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with a drug investigation on Wednesday night.  At approximately 9:09 p.m., officers checked a room at the Capital Inn where Jerome Miller (36, Dover), Phillip Nelson (42, Smyrna), and Kelly Lawlor (31, Dover) were located.  Durin a search of the room, officers located 17.2 grams of fentanyl and 112 bags of heroin.  

All three suspects were charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Fentanyl
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Fentanyl
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia

Phillip Nelson was also received a Violation of Probation.

Miller and Nelson were each committed to SCI on $31,500 cash bonds.  Lawlor was released on a $31,500 unsecured bond.