Two arrested following drug investigation in Milford

1280 Milford New Drug Arrest

Merlo-Tigerino (left) and Reibsome

MILFORD, Del. – Milford Police arrested two men on Tuesday following an investigation into suspected drug activity.

At around 11 a.m., officers made contact with 23-year-old Anthony Merlo-Tijerino and 22-year-old Joshua Reibsome on Kingston Terrace in Hearthstone Manor, during which they smelled burnt marijuana and observed suspected marijuana in plain view. Further investigation resulted in the seizure of approximately 184 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

As a result, both men were arrested. Merlo-Tijerino was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana personal use quantity in public area, and second degree conspiracy. He was held on $27,300 unsecured bail.

Reibsome was charged with second degree conspiracy, marijuana personal use quantity in public area, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was held on $2,101 unsecured bail.

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