Frankford man arrested on drug, weapons charges
FRANKFORD, Del. – A Frankford man was arrested on drug and weapons charges following a narcotics investigation.
According to the Delaware State Police Department, several weeks ago, detectives from the Sussex County Drug Unit began investigating 43-year-old Billy Mumford, who was suspected of dealing drugs throughout Sussex County.
Around Noon on Friday, detectives from the Sussex County Drug Unit and Sussex County Governor’s Task Force responded to the 30000 block of Pepper Trail in Frankford to execute a search warrant at Mumford’s home.
Detectives found Mumford in Selbyville beforehand and he was taken into custody without incident.
A search of Mumford and his home led to the discovery of 36.86 grams of cocaine, 17.95 grams of crack cocaine, 39.67 grams of marijuana, a loaded handgun with additional ammunition, various items of drug paraphernalia, and over $16,000 in suspected drug dealing proceeds.
Mumford is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing firearms and/or ammunition, according to police.
Mumford was taken to Troop 4 and charged with possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony), possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 Quantity (Felony), possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony), possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Felony), possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 Quantity (Felony), possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 2 counts, possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Mumford was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $123,000 cash bond.