Troopers: Man Arrested With Guns, Drugs After Month-Long Investigation

The Delaware State Police Governor’s Task Force (GTF) and officers from Probation and Parole have charged 40-year-old Michael Bijansky of Wilmington, with multiple weapons and drug-related offenses as a result of a month-long investigation into suspected drug dealing, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said during the month of February 2019, information was developed by GTF detectives and Probation and Parole officers regarding suspected drug dealing that was taking place at Bijansky’ s residence in the 300 block of S. Union St. in Wilmington.

Based on the intelligence gathered during the course of the investigation a search warrant was executed at the residence on Tuesday, March 12, which resulted in the seizure of illegal drugs, assorted drug paraphernalia, an assortment of firearms and ammunition, as well as suspected drug proceeds to include cash and a car. Austin said the following is a list of seized items.

Ruger 9mm handgun
TCM 9mm handgun
S&W .380 handgun
AR-15 rifle
**All firearms were loaded at the time of their discovery**

105 grams – Methamphetamine
40 grams – Powder Cocaine
8.46 grams – Heroin
10 Fentanyl Strips
Assorted drug packaging related paraphernalia

2018 KIA Sorrento
$6,896.00 suspected drug money

Bijansky was taken into custody without incident at the time the search warrant was executed, and then transported to Troop 2 where he was charged with the following offenses:

4 Counts – Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (F)
4 Counts – Possession of a Firearm By Person Prohibited (F)
Possession of Heroin in a Tier 5 Quantity (F)
Possession With Intent To Deliver Tier 4 Heroin (F)
Possession of Cocaine in a Tier 5 Quantity (F)
Possession with Intent to Deliver Tier 4 Cocaine (F)
Possession of Methamphetamine in a Tier 5 Quantity (F)
Possession with Intent to Deliver Tier 4 Methamphetamine (F)
Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M)

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and then committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $512,500.00 secured bail.

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