Police: Month-Long Drug Investigation Lands Laurel Man In Jail

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On June 13th, 2019 the Laurel Police Department with the assistance of the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit, concluded a month-long investigation into the distribution of heroin in and around the Town of Laurel with the execution of a search warrant in the 400 block of Laurel Court in Laurel.

Officials said the suspect, Treg Burris, 26, of Laurel, Delaware, was immediately contacted and taken into custody without incident. Police said a search of the residence revealed the following:
• 1362 bags of heroin with an approximate weight of 9.534 grams
• .40 Cal Smith and Wesson handgun with an extended magazine and ammunition
• $2545.00 of suspected drug proceeds
• 1.41 grams of MDMA (Ecstasy)
• Numerous prescription pills including methadone, Adderall, Alprazolam, Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine, all of which were had no prescription and are controlled substances.

• 28 – 8mg Suboxone strips, 2 – 12 mg Suboxone Strips, which is a controlled substance

Burris was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, or Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 4 quantity, Possess a controlled substance in a Tier 5 quantity, Possess a Deadly weapon while in the possession of controlled substance, Maintaining a Drug property, six counts of possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession of drug paraphernalia not marijuana-related, and breach of release. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Lieu of $128,401.00 Cash Only Bond.


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