4 Arrested Drug Investigation in Ocean View Area

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Ocean View Police – along with the DEA and officers from several local police agencies have arrested 4 people after a lengthy investigation into drug sales in the Ocean View area.  The investigation focused on two homes – one on Meadow Lane in Ocean View and one on Yacht Basin Road outside of Ocean View.  Last week police went into both residences with search warrants and arrested 4 people and seized an assortment of drugs, paraphernalia, two vehicles and suspected drug money.  All four are being held at SCI in default of cash bail.  Officers from the South Bethany Police Department, Rehoboth Beach Police Department, and Delmar Police Department assisted in this investigation.

MEADOW LANE
Seized:
35.2 grams of cocaine
2.5 grams of crack cocaine
$1,205.00 suspected drug proceeds
Arrested:

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SHOWELL, James, 48, Ocean View

  • Possession of Cocaine Tier V (F)Unlawful to knowingly operate or attempt to operate a clandestine laboratory (F)
  • Manufacture, delivers, or poss w/i to manufacture, deliver a controlled substance (F)
  • Maintaining a Drug Property(F)
  • Committed to the Sussex County Correctional Institution on a cash bail of $33,000.00.
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MORGAN, Kimberly, 48, Ocean View

  •  Possession of Cocaine Tier V (F)
  • Unlawful to knowingly operate or attempt to operate a clandestine laboratory (F)
  • Manufacture, delivers, or poss w/i to manufacture, deliver a controlled substance (F)
  • Maintaining a Drug Property(F)
  • Possession of Crack Cocaine (M)
  • Committed to the Sussex County Correctional Institution on a cash bail of $34,000.00.

SKEENS, Teresa, 62, Ocean View

  • Possession of Cocaine Tier V (F)
  • Unlawful to knowingly operate or attempt to operate a clandestine laboratory (F)
  • Manufacture, delivers, or poss w/i to manufacture, deliver a controlled substance (F)
  • Maintaining a Drug Property(F)
  • Committed to the Sussex County Correctional Institution on a cash bail of $33,000.00.

 

YACHT BASIN ROAD
Seized:
67 grams of cocaine
1270 individual bags of heroin totaling approximately 19 grams
$1,150.00 suspected drug proceeds

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Arrested:
JOHNSON, Antwain, 37, Ocean View

  • Possession of Cocaine Tier V (F)
  • Possession of Heroin Tier V (F)
  • Manufacture, delivers, or poss w/i to manufacture, deliver a controlled substance (F)
  • Manufacture, delivers, or poss w/i to manufacture, deliver a controlled substance (F)
  • Maintaining a Drug Property(F)
  • Committed to the Sussex County Correctional Institution on a cash bail of $43,000.