Two month long drug investigation wraps up with multiple arrests in Milford

MILFORD, Del. – A two-month-long investigation into illegal drug activity in the Milford area wrapped up on Thursday with multiple arrests.

As part of the investigation, search warrants were executed at an apartment on Bright Way, a residence in the 500 block of Truitt Avenue, a residence in the 200 block of North Street, and a traffic stop was conducted on North Walnut Street.

During the investigation, police seized two 9mm handguns, ammunition, drug paraphernalia, heroin, and marijuana.

A total of five people were charged in this investigation, including 19-year-old Semaj Eley, 37-year-old Latonya Burton, a 37-year-old Milford man, 30-year-old Dover man, and 33-year-old Felton man.

Eley was charged with possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, maintaining a drug property, second degree conspiracy, and endangering the welfare of a child He was released on an $8,000 unsecured bond.

Burton was charged with possession of a deadly weapon by a person who also possesses a controlled substance, maintaining a drug property, second degree conspiracy, endangering the welfare of a child, and possession of marijuana. She was released on a $9,000 unsecured bond.

The Milton man and Dover man were both issued a summons for possession of marijuana and are scheduled to appear in court at a later date. The Felton man was found to be wanted by the Sussex County Family Court and he was scheduled to appear at a later date.

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