Millsboro man faces drug charges

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police’s Sussex Drug Unit arrested Roderick T. Brown, culminating of a four-week investigation into illegal drug sales from residences in Millsboro.

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Roderick Brown

On Aug. 26, the Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Governor’s Task Force and the Millsboro Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence located in the unit block of Houston Circle, Millsboro.

Roderick T. Brown was located and detained outside of the residence, state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of 48.28 grams of powder cocaine, 12.89 grams of crack cocaine, .46 grams of heroin, 18.73 grams of marijuana and more than $5,000 in suspected drug sale proceeds, Sgt. Bratz said.

The investigation led detectives to a second address in the unit block of El Coleman Drive, Millsboro. A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of two handguns.

Through the course of the investigation detectives learned that Roderick Brown was keeping other bank accounts and assets from drug dealing, according to Sgt. Bratz.

As a result of a search warrant, detectives seized an additional amount totaling more than $109,000 in suspected drug sale proceeds.

Roderick T. Brown (also known as Roderick Mumford) was transported to Troop 4 and was charged with possession of cocaine in a Tier 5 quantity, possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver in a Tier 4 quantity, possession of crack cocaine with the intent to deliver, possession with the intent to deliver marijuana, possession with the intent to deliver heroin, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon by person prohibited and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brown was arraigned and subsequently committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $172,000.

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