Three arrested on drug, gun charges in Frankford

1280 Sturgis Morris

FRANKFORD, Del. – Three people were arrested following the execution of a search warrant early Friday morning.

At around 6 a.m., multiple law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant at a residence in the 34800 block of North Branchwood Place following a several-month-long drug investigation involving Anthony Morris. At the time of the search, the home was occupied by five adults and two juveniles, including 18-year-old Christiana Sturgis and a 17-year-old male. Morris, Sturgis, and the juvenile were all taken into custody, however, police say Sturgis initially resisted arrest.

Inside the home, police found the following:

  • Approximately 4.88 grams of crack cocaine
  • Approximately 2.81 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 38.87 grams of marijuana
  • Approximately 551 bags containing approximately 3.875 grams of heroin
  • Approximately $6,377 in suspected drug dealing money
  • Four firearms
  • Numerous rounds of ammunition
  • Various paraphernalia including digital scales and distribution/packaging materials

All three were charged with various drug and firearm charges and related offenses. Morris was held at SCI on a $69,000 cash bond. while Sturgis was held at the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on an $82,500 cash bond. The juvenile was held at the Stevenson House Detention Center on a $40,200 secured bond.

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