Search warrant leads to one arrest, one still wanted

Dillard (left) and Cannon

SEAFORD, Del. – Delaware State Police have arrested one person and say another is still wanted after drugs and weapons were found during the execution of a search warrant.

According to police, a three month long investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs at a residence in the 24000 block of Concord Pond Road in Seaford wrapped up on Tuesday with the execution of a search and seizure warrant.

When officials arrived to execute the warrant, they located 35-year-old Damon Dillard inside the residence and took him into custody. An 8-year-old child was also present at the time. The owner of the residence, 51-year-old Bonnie Cannon, was not home.

The search of the residence and multiple vehicles on the property led to the recovery of the following:

  • 1407 bags of heroin (approximately 9.849 grams)
  • Approximately 29.12 grams of powder cocaine
  • Approximately 25.70 grams of crystal methamphetamine
  • Approximately 2.35 grams of raw heroin
  • Approximately 2.79 grams of marijuana
  • .22 LR KelTec rifle
  • H&R 12 gauge shotgun
  • Rossi .357 revolver that was reported stolen
  • Drug paraphernalia

Dillard was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 4 quantity, two counts of possession of a controlled substance in a tier 5 quantity, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 4 quantity, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child, possession of drug paraphernalia. He is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $105,500 cash only bond.

Cannon currently has an active warrant out for possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited and maintaining a drug property.

Police are asking anyone with information on Cannon’s whereabouts to contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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