Four arrested following major drug investigation

The Delaware State Police Sussex County Governor's Task Force has arrested four people in connection with illegal drug activity at a residence in Dagsboro. 

The Delaware State Police say their work started about a month ago on October 31st  following numerous complaints regarding drug activity and drug distribution occurring at a residence located on the 30000 block of Iron Branch Road.

 Several individuals were arrested on this date for drug dealing and weapons charges after 31 bags of heroin, over 2 grams of cocaine, a .22 caliber rifle and ammunition were seized.

Police responded to the same residence again this evening and arrested 34-year-old Hasan Oney of Millsboro, 21-year-old Edward Thomas of Millsboro,  26-year-old Keion Sturgis of Dagsboro and 45-year-old Lynnell Drummond of Dagsboro after seizing 390 bags of heroin and over $3,000.00 of suspected drug proceeds.

The four have been charged with various drug offenses which include possession and paraphernalia. Oney has been committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution. Thomas, Sturgis and Drummond have been released on bond. 

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