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Milford men arrested and charged following lengthy investigation

Milford men arrested and charged...

MILFORD, Del. - The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit has concluded a two month long investigation into illegal drug sales in Milford.

On Thursday, members of the Kent County Drug Unit, along with the help of the Kent and Sussex County Governor’s Task Force and the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team, executed search warrants in Milford.

DSP SORT members contacted 46-year-old Carl W. Watson of Milford and 26-year-old Dion Russ of Milford. Both were taken into custody without incident. A search of the residence in the 200 block of North Street resulted in the recovery of 1.20 grams of crack cocaine where Watson’s three children were present.

Carl W. Watson was charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child relating to the execution of the narcotics search warrant in the 200 block of North Street. Watson was additionally charged with five counts of Delivery of Crack Cocaine and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia for an active arrest warrant stemming from a Troop 3 drug related investigation.

Watson was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 where he was committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $65,600.00 secured bond. He was also issued a no contact order with his three juvenile children.

Dion Russ, 26 of Milford was charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child relating to the execution of the narcotics search warrant in the 200 block of North Street. Russ was additionally charged with Delivery of Crack Cocaine for an active arrest warrant that was already on file out of DSP Troop 3 relating to this investigation and Failing to Re-register as a Sex Offender for an active arrest warrant that was already on file out of the Milford Police Department.

Russ was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $42,400 secured bond. He was also issued a no contact order with the three juvenile children of the North Street residence.


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