Drug bust in Seaford leads to multiple arrests

1280 Seaford Drug Bust

Kendle (left) and Bryant

SEAFORD, Del. – A two month long drug investigation resulted in multiple arrests and the seizure of drugs this week.

On Thursday, Delaware State Police concluded the investigation involving 36-year-old Ptolemi Kendle. As a result of the investigation, a search warrant was obtained and executed at a residence on Middleford Road. Kendle, a 36-year-old Seaford man, 37-year-old Georgetown man, 34-year-old Seaford man, and 58-year-old Seaford woman were all located inside the home at the time of the warrant.

A lawful search of the residence led to the seizure of one folding knife with a blade larger than 3.5 inches, approximately .05 grams of crack cocaine, six doses of methadone, approximately 46.01 grams of methamphetamine, approximately 17.62 grams of heroin, $1,138 in suspected drug money, approximately .45 grams of marijuana, and multiple articles of drug paraphernalia.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle in which the lessee of the residence, 51-year-old David Bryant, was a passenger in. He was taken into custody without incident.

Kendle was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession of crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest. He was held at SCI on a $61,500 cash bond.

The 36-year-old Seaford man was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of heroin, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on a $1,000 unsecured bond.

The 58-year-old Seaford woman was charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest. She was released on a $2,000 unsecured bond.

Bryan was charged with maintaining a drug property, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a drug masking product. He was released on a $3,000 unsecured bond.

The 34-year-old Seaford man was found to have a capias out of Sussex County for failure to pay and was released. The 37-year-old Georgetown man was released at the scene and was not charged.

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