Dagsboro man arrested on drug charges following welfare check

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FRANKFORD, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Dagsboro man after a welfare check led to the discovery of drugs.

At around 8 p.m. Thursday, troopers were called to check on the welfare of a subject that was slumped at the steering wheel in the parking lot of M&T Bank located at 34186 Dupont Boulevard. On arrival, troopers met with the subject, 38-year-old Richard Zawora, and woke him up. Troopers say he was in a confused state and showed signs of impairment.

Further investigation led police to find 332 grams of heroin, .97 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and more than $1,500 in suspected drug money in Zawora’s possession. He was subsequently arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a tier 2 quantity, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana.

Zawora was later released on $2,100 unsecured bond.

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