Dover man found with two handguns and more than 1,000 bags of heroin

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police arrested a Dover teen on drug and weapons charges following the execution of a search warrant at his home.

Officers with the Dover Police Department were assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with a home visit in the unit block of North Kirkwood Street. Based on information discovered at that time, a search warrant was obtained for the home and target of the investigation, 19-year-old Sencier Mansfield.

Inside the residence, police discovered a 9mm and .40 caliber handgun, later learning that the 9mm handgun was reported stolen to Delaware State Police. Officials also recovered approximately 1,287 bags of heroin in the home.

Mansfield was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, five counts of possession of ammunition by person prohibited, two counts of possession of firearm by person prohibited, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin, receiving stolen firearm, illegal gang participation, and drug paraphernalia. He is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $237,500 cash bond.

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