On July 2, 2019, at approximately 1030am, the Middletown Delaware Police Department was dispatched to the unit block of W. Main Street in reference to a water leak, according to Middletown Police Spokeswoman Dawn Misino.
Misino said police arrived on location and observed water leaking into a business from the apartment above. While investigating the origin of the water leak, officers discovered items indicative of drug sales in an apartment located above the business, according to Misino.
A search warrant was executed which resulted in the discovery of 408 MDMA pills packaged for sale, 56 doses of LSD, opioid-based prescription pain medication, evidence of a marijuana grow operation along with 2.6 ounces of marijuana, and a number of anabolic steroids, said Misino.
Detectives also recovered tools and equipment used in the production of counterfeit United States Currency, added Misino .
John Bucy DOB 5/15/90 was taken into custody in reference to this investigation and charged with :
Possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 5 quantity
Manufactures, delivers, or possesses with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 4 quantity
Manufactures, delivers, or possesses with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 2 quantity
Manufactures, delivers, or possesses with intent to manufacture, deliver a controlled substance Possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 2 quantity
Possession of Forgery Devices, Apparatus Capable to Adapting for Forgery
Possess /Consume Marijuana Other Than Personal Use Quantity over 18
2 counts of Possess/Consume a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance except Human Growth Hormone without a prescription
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia not related to personal use quantity marijuana or person under 18
Bucy was arraigned and committed to Howard Young Correctional Institution in lieu of posting a $158,700 secured bond.