Felton man arrested on drug charges in Milford

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32-year-old James Brown, of Felton, DE – Milford Police Department

A foot patrol led to the arrest of a Felton man on drug charges in Milford.

According to the Milford Police Department, around 12:30 a.m., Saturday officers made contact with 32-year-old James Brown, of Felton, after they spotted him hiding behind a tree in the yard of a home on Northwest 4th Street during a foot patrol.

Officers made contact with Brown and the owner of the property, who confirmed they did not know Brown and that he did not have permission to be on the property.

As the officers took Brown into custody, police say heroin and marijuana were found in his possession.

Brown was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Criminal Trespassing. He was released on his own recognizance.