Troopers: Man Serving Home Confinement For Drug Dealing, Sister Hit With New Charges

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Seaford- The Delaware State Police have arrested a brother and sister after a pre-approved administrative search led to the discovery of drugs and weapons, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said on September 20, 2019 members of the Governor’s Task Force (GTF) were contacted by Probation Officers from the Georgetown Probation Office in regards to probationer, 22-year-old Daniel A. Allen. Allen is currently serving a home confinement sentence for a previous drug-dealing conviction. Probation Officers had responded to his residence, located in the 700 block of Atlanta Road, Seaford, to conduct a pre-approved administrative search. Upon arrival at the residence, Probation Officers contacted Allen, his sister, 27-year-old Alexia K. Allen, and two juvenile children.

Jaffe said as a result of the administrative search, Probation Officers located the following items:

Approximately 19.46 grams of cocaine
Approximately 1429.54 grams of marijuana
Approximately 290 THC vape cartridges
12 gauge bolt action shotgun
Two knives with blades over 3 inches
Metal knuckles
Numerous rounds of 12 gauge shotgun ammunition
Over $1000.00 in suspected drug proceeds

Daniel and Alexia Allen were taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 4 where they were charged with the following:

Daniel Allen:

Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony
Possession of a firearm by a person prohibited
Possession with intent to deliver a substance in a tier 2 quantity
Possession of ammunition by a person prohibited
Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (2 counts)
Possession of cocaine in a tier 3 quantity
Possession of a controlled substance in a tier 1 quantity (2 counts)
Possession of a deadly weapon (2 counts)
Conspiracy 3rd degree
Endangering the welfare of a child (2 counts)
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Daniel Allen was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $57,500.00 cash only bond.

Alexia Allen:

Maintaining a drug property
Conspiracy 3rd degree
Endangering the welfare of a child (2 counts)
Alexia Allen was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on her own recognizance.

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