State police arrest four for heroin possession

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Keon Hopkins

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police arrested four people March 9 following investigation of numerous complaints of drug sales occurring in the Riverwinds Mobile Home Park.

Detectives from Sussex County Drug Task Force (DTF) and Governor’s Task Force (GTF) responded to the 27000 block of Sandy Drive March 9 around 2:45 p.m. to conduct a search warrant.

Prior to the task force arrival, surveillance was established on the residence. According to state police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier, Karl Lazarus, 36, of Millsboro, Deantae L. Watson, 21, of Lewes, Keon E. Hopkins, 25, of Millsboro and Tramar T. Bailey, 29, of Seaford were all seen standing near a silver Ford Expedition conducting drug transactions.

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Karl Lazarus

All four were taken into custody.  In a search of the Ford Expedition and the residence detectives located 77 bags of heroin with a total weight of 1.155 grams, 31.29 grams of marijuana, 6.12 grams of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and more than $1,800 in suspected drug proceeds, Cpl. Fournier said.

The four subjects were taken to Troop 4 in Georgetown and charged accordingly:

Karl Lazarus: Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, and Conspiracy 2nd.  He was arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $92,000 secured bond.

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Deantae Watson

Deantae  Watson: Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, and Conspiracy 2nd.  He was arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $92,000 secured bond.

Keon Hopkins: Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, and Conspiracy 2nd.  He was arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $92,000 secured bond.

Tramar Bailey: Charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Tampering with Physical Evidence and Conspiracy 2nd.  He was arraigned at JP3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $94,000 secured bond.

In addition, the following individuals located on the property during the search and were charged accordingly:

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Tramar Bailey

Corinne E. Harrington-Booth, 25 of Millsboro: Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription and Possession of Marijuana. She was arraigned at JP2 and released on$600 unsecured bond.

George E. Tunnell, 22 of Lewes: Charged with Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct.  He was arraigned at JP2 and released on $1,500 unsecured bond.

Larissa S. Miller, 38 of Millsboro: Charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence, Possession of Heroin, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was arraigned at JP2 and was given a $3,000 unsecured bond on the charges, but was incarcerated at Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $500 secured bond for a capias out of Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

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