Police: Man Facing Multiple Felonies After Property Search

Delaware State Police arrested 41-year-old Christopher Smith of Millsboro for drugs and weapons charges following an incident Friday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto.

DeMalto said on April 29, 2022, at approximately 9:50 a.m., troopers responded to the 28000 block of Mount Joy Road in Millsboro to assist Probation and Parole officers with an administrative probation search of Christopher Smith’s property. During the search, probation officers located a Remington shotgun, a Harrington & Richardson Arms rifle, approximately 10.52 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 1.68 grams of cocaine, numerous rounds of ammunition, drug paraphernalia, and more than $3,600 in suspected drug proceeds said DeMalto. Smith is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing firearms and/or ammunition added DeMalto. Four juveniles were also discovered to be living at the property.

Smith was transported to Troop 4 and charged with the following crimes:

Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony) – 2 counts
Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 Quantity (Felony)
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony) – 2 counts
Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Felony) – 7 counts
Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
Possession of a Firearm While Possessing a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 2 counts
Endangering the Welfare of a Child – 4 counts
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – 3 counts
Smith was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $159,001 cash bond.

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