Troopers Seize Over $100K In Cash, Drug Raid

Roderick T  Brown aka Roderick Mumford
Roderick T Brown aka Roderick Mumford
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Millsboro –  Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit said they have arrested Roderick T. Brown, after the culmination of a four week long investigation into illegal drug sales from residences in Millsboro.

On Friday, August 26, 2016, the Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Governor’s Task Force and the Millsboro Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence located in the unit block of Houston Circle, Millsboro, according to troopers. Police said Roderick T. Brown was located and detained outside of the residence.

Authorities said a search of the residence was conducted resulting in the seizure of 48.28 grams of powder cocaine, 12.89 grams of crack cocaine, .46 grams of heroin, 18.73 grams of marijuana, and over $5,000.00 in suspected drug sale proceeds. Police said the investigation led detectives to a second address on El Coleman Drive, Millsboro. A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of two handguns, police said

Through the course of the investigation detectives learned that Roderick Brown was keeping other bank accounts and assets from drug dealing, officials said. Troopers said as a result of a search warrant, detectives seized an additional amount of over $109,000.00 in suspected drug sale proceeds.

Roderick T. Brown (a.k.a. Roderick Mumford), 44 of Millsboro, was transported to Troop 4 and was charged with Possession of Cocaine in a Tier 5 Quantity, Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Deliver in a Tier 4 Quantity, Possession of Crack Cocaine with the Intent to Deliver, Possession with the Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Possession with the Intent to Deliver Heroin, Two Counts of Possession of a Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited and Two Counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $172,000.00, said police.

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