Police: 2440 Bags Of Heroin Seized, Two Charged And Released

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Seaford – The Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit has arrested two people following an investigation into illegal drug distribution, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Fournier said on Monday August 15, 2017 at approximately 6:45 p.m. the Sussex County Drug Unit with the assistance of the Sussex County Governor’s Task Force and Special Operations Response Team executed a search warrant in the 24000 block of Concord Pond Road. Upon arrival, Fred Clanton Jr., 58 of Bridgeville, and Willie J. Adamson, 53 of Seaford, were both taken into custody without incident.

Clanton was found to have 17.73 grams of crack cocaine and 113 bags (0.791 grams) of heroin in is possession, said Fournier. Information was received that Clanton was allegedly storing a large amount of illegal narcotics in the truck of a white Acura that was parked at a residence located in the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive, Bridgeville, according to Fournier. Detectives responded to that location and obtained a consent search on the vehicle which yielded 2,440 bags (17.08 grams) of heroin, said Fournier.

Fred Clanton and Willie Adamson were both transported back to Troop 4 in Georgetown where Clanton was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 5 Quantity (Heroin), Possession With Intent to Deliver Heroin, and Possession With Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine. He was arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $90,000.00 cash bond.

Willie Adamson was charged with Maintaining a Drug Property and released on $4,000.00 unsecured bond.

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