Major drug distribution operation disrupted

Police seized drugs with an estimated street value of $1,000,000.
Drugs and Guns

SUSSEX CO., Del. – A months long drug investigation spanning across four counties resulted in the arrest of three people over the weekend, including the alleged leader of a major drug distribution operation.

Police from Delaware and Maryland reportedly wrapped up their investigation with the arrest of Cambridge resident, James M. Frazier. The 33-year-old was taken into custody near Dover following the execution of a search warrant on his car.

In addition to Frazier’s car, properties on the 20300 block of Wesley Church Road, the 22000 block of Hensley Road, and 900 block of Woodland Mills in Seaford were searched as well as a home on the 37400 block of Burton Village in Rehoboth Beach and several properties in Virginia and New York.

37-year-old Trivette A. Jackson was taken into custody with Frazier in Dover, while 25-year-old Donisha Holland was arrested at the Hensley Road Seaford property that was searched.

Authorities say they found more than 450 grams of meth, over 1,100 grams of powder cocaine, more than 300 grams of crack-cocaine, nearly 6,000 grams of a heroin fentanyl mixture, more than 74 pounds of marijuana and more than 70 methylphenidate prescription pills. The drugs are estimated to have a street value of about $1 Million.

During the searches, police also found five regulated guns, two of which were stolen, a money counter, over $97,900 in suspected drug money, and five vehicles with an estimated value of $140,000.

James Frazier is currently being held at Sussex Correctional Institution on a $809,000 cash only bond and is charged with:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 4 quantity (6 counts)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 5 quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 5 quantity (5 counts)
  • Possession of a Firearm By a Person Prohibited (3 counts)
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm
  • Conspiracy 2nd (3 counts)
  • Possession of  Drug Paraphernalia

Donisha Holland is currently being held at the Delores J Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $50,500 secured bond and is charged with:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 4 quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 5 quantity
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 quantity
  • Possession of a Firearm By a Person Prohibited
  • Receiving Stolen Firearm
  • Conspiracy 2nd
  • Endangering Welfare of a Child (3 counts)

Delaware State Police were unable to find Seaford resident Reginald L. Sample in connection to the drug ring, and have several warrants out for his arrest.

Anyone with information in reference to the whereabouts of Sample is asked to contact Troop 4, Sussex Drug Unit, at 302-856-5850.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or by visiting their website.

Officers from Queen Anne’s County Drug Task Force, Kent County Narcotics Task Force, Talbot County Narcotics Task Force, Wicomico County Narcotics Task Force, Somerset County Narcotics Task Force, Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, Virginia State Police, Eastern Shore Information Center, Drug Enforcement Administration, Delaware State Police, Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, Caroline County Narcotis Task Force, Homeland Security Investigations, Sussex Drug Unit, Governor’s Task Force, and the Seaford Police Department all helped with the investigation.

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