Mother, father, son busted for drugs in Delaware

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – Delaware State Police have arrested three family members after a drug investigation.

The arrest came after month-long investigation into Ellis J. Cannon II, a 20-year-old Bridgeville man.

47 ABC is told he was arrested at his home in the 11000 block of Fisher Circle around 6 a.m. Friday.

Mr. Cannon lives with his parents 58-year-old Ellis J. Cannon and 46-year-old Sharon E. Roberts.

Police discovered Ellis Cannon II was selling drugs from his parents’ home.

Investigators found and seized these items:
• Approximately 6.02 grams of crack cocaine
• Approximately 2.275 grams of heroin (approximately 325 bags)
• Approximately 2.18 grams of marijuana
• Loaded Rugger 9mm handgun with additional 9mm rounds
• Over $500 in suspected drug proceeds

Police also conducted another search at an abandoned trailer next to their property.  There, they found:

  •   .22 caliber long range rifle with an extended magazine
  • Approximately 129 rounds of .22 caliber ammunition
  • (21) assorted 12 gauge shotgun rounds and (1) 20 gauge shotgun round
  •  A blue 2012 BASH moped which had been reported stolen

The three suspects were arrested. Ellis Cannon II faces charges:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 2 quantity
  • Possesses a Controlled substance in a Tier 1 quantity
  • Possession of a Weapon with a Removed, Obliterated or Altered Serial Number
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Marijuana

He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court Three and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $5,530 secured bond.

Homeowners, Ellis Cannon and Sharon E. Roberts were both charged with Maintaining a Drug Property.  They were both arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court Three and released on $500 unsecured bond.

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