2.4k bags of heroin leads to arrest of two suspects in Seaford

SEAFORD, Del. - Police say that two people were arrested following an investigation into illegal drug distribution in Seaford on Monday evening.

According to Delaware State Police, at 6:45 PM, the Sussex County Drug Unit with the help of the Sussex County Governor's Task Force and Special Operations Response Team executed a search warrant on Concord Pond Road.

Upon arrival, 58-year-old Fred Clanton Jr. of Bridgeville and 53-year-old Willie Adamson of Seaford, were both taken into custody without incident. Police say that Clanton was found to have 17.73 grams of crack cocaine and 113 bags of heroin on him.

Information was reportedly received that Clanton was storing a large amount of illegal narcotics in the truck of a white Acura that was parked at a home on Mill Park Drive in Bridgeville. Detectives responded to that location and got a consent search on the vehicle which allegedly found 2,440 bags of heroin.

Clanton and Adamson were both transported back to Troop four in Georgetown where Clanton was charged with possession of a controlled substance in a tier five quantity (heroin), possession with intent to deliver heroin, and possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine.

He was arraigned at J.P three and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $90,000 cash bond. Adamson was charged with maintaining a drug property and released on $4,000 unsecured bond.

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