Dover drug bust leads to five arrests

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Watson (left) and Brooks

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police say a drug investigation at residence led to five arrests, including three juveniles.

We’re told just after 1 p.m. Wednesday, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 400 block of Barrister Place regarding the investigation. Three handguns, 9 MDMA pills, 1.5 grams of powdered MDMA, 127.9 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were all seized from the residence.

A total of five suspects were taken into custody at the time of the search, including 21-year-old Daquan Watson, 20-year-old Jamia Brooks, Male Juvenile #1 (age 15), Male Juvenile #2 (age 16), and Male Juvenile #3 (age 16).

Watson was charged with illegal gang participation, two counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon. He is being held at SCI on a $25,000 secured bond.

Brooks was released on an O.R. bond after being charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The 15-year-old juvenile was committed to a juvenile detention center on a $17,500 secured bond for illegal gang participation, two counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Male Juvenile #2 was charged with illegal gang participation, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and resisting arrest. He was held at a juvenile detention center on a $15,500 secured bond.

Male Juvenile #3 was charged with illegal gang participation, two counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession with intent to deliver MDMA, possession of MDMA, and drug paraphernalia.

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