Five arrested following Del. drug investigation

DAGSBORO, Del. – Delaware State Police have arrested multiple people following an investigation into the sale of illegal drugs.

On Wednesday, members from the Governor’s Task Force (GTF) and Sussex Drug Unit (SDU) wrapped up a two month long drug investigation into the sale of illegal drugs at a home in the 32000 block of Swamp Road. Officials executed a search and seizure warrant with the assistance of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT).

As a result of the search, officials seized 135.36 grams of heroin in brick form, 1646 bags of heroin bundled (11.522 grams), .56 grams of powder cocaine, 2.75 grams of crack cocaine, 7.776 grams of marijuana, .410 New Haven model 273 bolt action shotgun, assorted ammunition, one suboxone strip, two fentanyl patches, drug paraphernalia, and more than $1,200 in suspected drug proceeds.

27-year-old Antonio Satchell, of Ocean View, was charged with possession with intent to deliver Tier 4 heroin, possession Tier 5 heroin, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $100,500 secured bond.

43-year-old Cornelies Briddell, of Dagsboro, was charged with possession with intent to deliver Tier 4 heroin, possession Tier 5 heroin, conspiracy 2nd, and possession of cocaine. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $102,500 secured bond.

31-year-old Sean Johnson, of Dagsboro, was charged with possession of a firearm by person prohibited, possession of ammunition by person prohibited, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $2,250 secured bond.

37-year-old Sarah Norris, of Georgetown, was charged with possession with intent to deliver Tier 4 heroin, possession Tier 5 heroin, and conspiracy 2nd. She was committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $51,000 secured bond.

59-year-old Gregory Johnson, of Dagsboro, was charged with maintaining a drug property. He was arraigned and released on $2,500 unsecured bond.

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