Officials: Cops Find More Than Cheetos In That Bag, Probationer Charged

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The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested Dandre Chandler, 27, on Wednesday afternoon on drug charges, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said the incident occurred when Chandler was contacted by Probation and Parole at approximately 4:00 PM in the area of West Loockerman and South New Streets. Chandler dropped a Cheetos bag that contained 39 bags of heroin.

Chandler had also been seen operating a vehicle that was nearby, according to Hoffman. A search warrant was obtained for that vehicle and an additional 113 bags of heroin were located, added Hoffman. Chandler, who was on probation, was issued a Violation of Probation as well.

Chandler was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on the Violation of Probation and $11,500 bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Heroin (Tier 1)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Drug Paraphernalia


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