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Troopers Seize Drugs, Weapons After Dover Heroin Investigation

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780 bags of heroin totaling 19.5 grams, 266 grams of marijuana, 0.9 grams of powdered cocaine, Oxycodone prescription medication, digital scale, 9mm caliber ammunition, .40 caliber semiautomatic handgun with a loaded magazine, $2,744.00 780 bags of heroin totaling 19.5 grams, 266 grams of marijuana, 0.9 grams of powdered cocaine, Oxycodone prescription medication, digital scale, 9mm caliber ammunition, .40 caliber semiautomatic handgun with a loaded magazine, $2,744.00
Shaun E. Carpenter Shaun E. Carpenter
Nina M. Michelau Nina M. Michelau

DOVER, Del. - The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit and the Dover Police Department completed a one month long investigation into a heroin sales and distribution operation in the Dover area.

The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit, Dover Police Department, Delaware State Police Governor's Task Force, and the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team (SORT) culminated the month long investigation by executing a search warrant in the 1600 block of John Clark Road, Dover, DE. During the execution of the search warrant Shaun E. Carpenter-35 was observed by SORT members throw a fully loaded .40 caliber handgun out of a rear window of the residence. Carpenter and 5 other occupants of the residence which included Nina M. Michelau-23, Adam Hill-24, Dwight L. Miller-26, Courtney J. Moss-24, and Warren Self-18 were taken into custody without incident.

As a result of the search warrant of the residence Delaware State Police seized 780 bags of heroin totaling 19.5 grams (Total street value of heroin seized is approximately $8000.00), 266 grams of marijuana, 0.9 grams of powdered cocaine, Oxycodone prescription medication, digital scale, 9mm caliber ammunition, .40 caliber semiautomatic handgun with a fully loaded magazine, and a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun with a loaded magazine. Also located was $2,744.00 cash proceeds indicative of being obtained through street level drug transactions. (Evidence photo attached)

Carpenter a Delaware Level III Probationer was arraigned on the above charges and  committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on One Million Dollars Cash Bond.

Michelau was arraigned on the above charges and committed to Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution on $108,000 Cash Bond.

Hill, Miller, Moss, and Self were issued Criminal Summons on the above charges and released.

Troopers continue to investigate this case.

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