Dover Police Beat: Heroin, Guns & Drugs; pair wanted for burglary

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No numbers on his gun; numbers of weight on his pot were there!

DOVER, DEL. — He fought the law and law won!

The Dover Police Safe Streets Unit arrested a 20-year-old Dover man in possession of a loaded firearm and marijuana after fleeing during a traffic stop on Tuesday morning.  At approximately 10:52A, officers stopped Ezri Turner for a traffic violation in the parking lot of the Royal Farms located at 295 South DuPont Highway.

Dover Police Cpl. Mark Hoffman reports that Turner attempted to flee on foot and struggled with officers as they attempted to take him into custody, causing one officer to be injured in the process with a cut to his leg.

Officers were able to take Turner into custody during the struggle and report that they found that he was in possession of a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun and 21.6 grams of marijuana.  The firearm’s serial number had been damaged beyond recognition.  Turner is being held at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $29,650 cash bond after being charged with the following offenses:

Possession with intent to deliver marijuana

Possession of firearm during commission of a felony

Possession of weapon with removed serial number

Carrying a concealed deadly weapon

Possession of firearm by person prohibited (previous felony conviction)

Resisting Arrest with Force (Felony Resisting)

Assault 3rd Degree (Officer’s Injury)

Possession of Marijuana with aggravating factor

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Criminal Mischief

Failure to Signal (Traffic violation)

Miranda Hart busted with 13 bags of heroin in parking lot of casino; not too lucky!

DOVER, DEL. — It’s kind of hard to tell exactly who is going to be packing a purse full of heroin these days, the drug has become available cheap everywhere.  It’s a cinch the government isn’t behind the massive infusion of heroin because if they were running the heroin business like they have fouled up Obamacare, heroin would be so expensive the druggie crowd would have to be back to buying prescription pain-killers.

The following is the latest story of heroin permeating the mid-Atlantic region.

This is from the Dover Police Department: The Dover Police Department Drug Unit and Safe Streets Unit, along with the Delaware State Police Drug Unit arrested two people in connection with an ongoing drug investigation.

Police report that Officers stopped Miranda Hart, 27, in a red mini-van and detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Hart admitted to having marijuana in her possession and 6.3 grams of marijuana was found inside her waist.  A further search led to the discovery of 13 bags (.195 grams) of heroin being found in her possession as well.

While officers conducted an interview with Hart, she admitted that she was going to meet Jessie Mahoney to conduct a drug transaction.  During the stop, Mahoney approached and fled from officers on foot.  During the foot pursuit, one officer was kicked in the face by Mahoney while attempting to take Mahoney into custody.

Both suspects were arrested and charged with the following offenses:

Miranda Hart

  • Possession of Heroin
  • Possession of marijuana with aggravating factor
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Released $2,200 unsecured bond

Jessie Mahoney

  • Resisting arrest with force (felony)
  • Offensive touching of law enforcement officer
  • Released (Unknown bond info.)


DOVER, DEL. Dover Police report that a kind man who gave a female relative a place to stay overnight but insisted she clear out when he had to go to work, came home to find out that she and an accomplice had allegedly left a window open. The woman and her co-conspirator then cleaned out a TV and computer while the victim was working.

Police say that the burglary took place on February 19, 2015. What the perps didn’t plan on was a witness observing them doing the boost of the goods.

Detectives were notified of the incident after the victim returned from a hospital visit and noticed a laptop computer and 60″ television were stolen.  The suspects made entry through a bedroom window.  Amanda Delgado, had stayed with the victim the night prior, as she is a member of the victim’s extended family.

The next day, when the victim left the residence for a hospital appointment, he made Amanda Delgado leave the residence as well.  Upon his return, the items were missing, and footprints in the snow were visible leading to/from the bedroom window where entry into the home was made.

Police say that both Amanda and Obed Delgado are currently wanted on the following charges:

◾Burglary 2nd Degree

◾Theft under $1,500.00 (Victim over 62-Felony)

◾Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Cops say Cassie Lynch was packing fifty bags of heroin

DOVER, DEL. — According to Cpl. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police Department, a woman with a good amount of heroin was picked up by police.

At approximately 4:00PM, on Tuesday, February 24th, the Dover Police Department Safe Streets Unit and Drug Unit, along with the Delaware State Police Drug Unit contacted Cassie Lynch (30) during an active drug investigation.  After conducting a search of Lynch, it was discovered that she had 50 bags (.75 grams) of heroin in her possession.  Lynch was taken into custody without incident and was released on $10,200 unsecured bond after being charged with the following offenses:

Possession with intent to deliver heroin

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Hood with Hoodie & Gun Held Up Liquor Store

DOVER, DEL.  — Dover Police report that an armed robber fled to a nearby trailer park after robbing a liquor store.
On Friday February 20, 2015 at 10:20 pm an unknown black male suspect entered the business of H & H Liquors located at 1107 S. DuPont Hwy in Dover, DE. The unknown suspect indicated to the clerk that he was armed with a gun and demanded money. The victim opened the cash register and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of currency.
The suspect fled in a north bound direction from the business towards Evergreen Drive in Dover. With the assistance of a Dover Police K-9, a track of the suspect led officers to the area of River View Estates Mobile Home Park. Officers checked the area of River View Estates Mobile Home Park, however, the suspect was not located.
The suspect was described as a black male wearing tan Timberland style boots, tan pants, a black leather jacket, a gray hoodie, gloves, and a piece of cloth covering his face. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111 or call the Delaware Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-Tip-3333 or go online at

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