Search warrant leads to drug, firearms charges for Dover man

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police arrested a man on numerous charges following a search warrant Tuesday afternoon.

With the assistance of Delaware Probation and Parole, Dover PD executed a search warrant at the home of 45-year-old Joseph Barcita, in the 100 block of Spruance Road, as the result of a drug dealing investigation.

The search resulted in the recovery of the following:

  • 76.3 grams of cocaine
  • 31.4 grams of crack cocaine
  • 278.1 grams of marijuana
  • Loaded .45 caliber handgun
  • Loaded 9mm handgun
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • $814 in drug money

Barcita was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, six counts of possession of firearm/ammo by person prohibited, possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. He is currently being held at SCI on a $30,000 cash bond.

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