UPDATED 1/23 11:15 AM – Delaware State Police releasing more details about the meth lab troopers busted last night in Felton. According to police, members from the Governor’s Task Force went to an abandoned residence on Canterburry Road in Felton to search for David Sharp of Felton, who had active warrants out for his arrest. When arriving to the home, troopers encountered Marlena Korona of Felton, who was exiting the driveway of the babandoned home. While trying to determine if there were any owners of the residence around, police saw Joshua Wilson of Harrington climb onto the roof in an attempt to evade police. Then at the front door, police took Mary Prichard of Dover and Brandi Luciano of Hartly into custody as well. The man police were actually looking for, David Sharp, was eventually found hiding in a bedroom closet.
While conducting a subsequent search of the home, troopers found an active meth lab on the second floor of the home. DNREC and HAZMAT crews responded to the scene to clean and ocntain the area. Little Creek Fire Department and DelDOT crews also responded to shut down the roadway.
All 5 suspects were arrested and charged with operating a clandestine laboratory, durg dealing, possession and more charges. Each were given bonds ranging from $2,500 – $17,500 and all are currently under Department of Correction custody.
Major activity in Felton last night after State Police busted a drug lab. Sometime before 10:45 PM Delaware State Police responded to the area of Andrews Lake Road and Pickwick Boulevard, busting a makeshift laboratory used to manufacture drugs. Police requested DNREC and Kent County HAZMAT Team to respond to the scene to help with cleanup. Details are still forthcoming; Delaware State Police say they will release more details later in the morning.