Pair arrested for drug dealing in Kent Co.

1280 Kent Co Drug Arrest

Crow (left) and Perry

DOVER, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested two men Tuesday evening following an extended narcotics investigation.

The investigation began in December 2022, when members of the Kent County Governor’s Task Force began investigating 51-year-old James Crow, who was suspected of dealing drugs in Kent County.

At around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, detectives made contact with Crow as he met with his drug supplier, identified as 36-year-old Quinton Perry. Both men were taken into custody, and detectives executed search warrants on Crow’s residence and his Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. As a result of the searches, police found the following:

  • 1 sawed-off shotgun
  • 1 shotgun that had been reported stolen by Randolph County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina
  • Approximately 15.26 grams of methamphetamine
  • Approximately 6.54 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 201 small baggies containing approximately 1.407 grams of suspected heroin
  • 13 doses of oxycodone
  • 4 doses of suboxone
  • 6 prescription-only pills
  • Numerous items of drug paraphernalia
  • Over $1,000 in suspected drug dealing money

Police say Crow is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing firearms. He was charged with numerous drug offenses and held at SCI on a $158,000 cash bond.

A search warrant was also executed on Perry’s Hyundai Sonata, where police found over $2,300 in suspected drug dealing money. He was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and second degree conspiracy. He was held at SCI on a $5,500 cash bond.

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