Thursday, August 28, 2014
Troopers Seize Weapons and Drugs after Investigation
Pike Creek - The Delaware State Police New Castle County Drug Unit completed a 2 month drug investigation into a marijuana distribution and sales operation in New Castle County.
On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 the Delaware State Police New Castle County Drug Unit assisted by the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team (SORT) culminated a 2 month drug investigation by executing a search warrant at a residence located in the 1200 block of Braken Avenue, Wilmington. During the execution of the search warrant, the focus of the investigation, Nicolas Chapman, 20, who resides at the home, was taken into custody without incident.
As a result of the search, troopers were able to seize an assault rifle with an extended magazine and laser sight, a .45 caliber handgun, ammunition, approximately 7 pounds of marijuana, digital scales utilized to weigh drugs, miscellaneous packaging items utilized to package and distribute drugs, and approximately $640.00 in cash (Photo of weapons is attached).
Nicolas Chapman was transported to Troop 2 where he was charged with 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, 2 counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Manufacturing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution for lack of $140,000 secured bail.
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