Cops Arrest Jesus, Drugs And AK-47 Found

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Ellendale – The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit has arrested an Ellendale man following a two month drug investigation, according to Delaware State Police Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Jesus G Serrano Torres
Jesus G Serrano Torres

Fournier said that Jesus G. Serrano Torres, 30 of Ellendale, was taken into custody Tuesday January 31, 2017 around 9:00 p.m. after he was contacted during a traffic stop on North Rehoboth Boulevard in Milford.

In the course of searching Serrano Torres’ Ford Escape, a .45 caliber handgun, a 9mm handgun, and 7.8 grams of cocaine were located, said Fournier. A search warrant was then conducted at his residence in the 12000 block of North Old State Road and a separate residence in the 9000 block of North Old State Road where he is know to frequent, according to Fournier.

Fournier said that when detectives located an AK47 assault rifle, a sawed-off shotgun, a loaded 9mm handgun, 9,266 bags of heroin (139 grams), 194.8 grams of cocaine, 1,898 grams of marijuana, and over $8,239.00 in suspected drug proceeds during their search.

Seized Property
Seized Property

Jesus Serrano Torres was transported back to Troop 3 were he was charged with three counts of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Weapon with a Removed, Obliterated, or Altered Serial Number, Possessing a Destructive Weapon, and five counts of Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited. Serrano Torres was arraigned at JP7 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $181,000.00 cash bond.

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