On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020, officers from the Dover Police Department and the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force executed a search warrant in the Unit Block of Stevenson Drive in the Manchester Square community, seeking Michael Benson, who was wanted on several drug charges stemming from a January 23rd incident, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer. Benson was located in the home and arrested without incident. Benson was committed to SCI on a $121,000 cash bond on the below charges.
On Thursday, January 23rd, The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole conducted a home visit at an apartment in the 100 Block of Haman Drive. At the time, officers located approximately 1,300 bags of heroin, .7 grams of marijuana, and $2,500 in cash (drug proceeds) belonging to Michael Benson (45), was not at the residence at the time.
Michael Benson remains wanted on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child
-Violation of Probation