Bridgeville man arrested on drug charges

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Bridgeville man on Wednesday following an investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs.

The two month long investigation involved 28-year-old Jevontae Dale, who police say was selling narcotics from his vehicle while it was parked along Meadowlark Drive near Bridgeville. Members of the Sussex Drug Unit witnessed Dale conducting drug transactions in the area and obtained a search warrant for him and his vehicle as a result.

Dale was seen walking away from his vehicle in the area of Church Street and North Street and was taken into custody without incident. The search warrant was executed on his vehicle and as a result, police seized the following items:

  • Approximately 64.91 grams of crack cocaine
  • Approximately 34.6 grams of powder cocaine
  • Approximately 168 bags of heroin
  • Approximately 4.2 grams of marijuana
  • Eleven 20 mg oxycodone pills
  • Loaded Taurus .22 caliber revolver
  • Loaded and reported stolen Ruger P85 9mm handgun
  • More than $1500 in suspected drug money
  • Numerous rounds of ammunition
  • Drug paraphernalia

Dale is facing numerous drug and firearms charges and is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $126,502 cash only bond.

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