Operation Royal Flush Dismantles Drug Trafficking Organization in Sussex & Worcester Counties

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A multi-jurisdictional investigation into an illegal heroin trafficking organization has ended with the arrest or indictment of 16 people on 71 charges.  The investigation revealed that the head of this drug trafficking organization is Prince Gordon, who was living in Ocean Pines and distributing heroin throughout Sussex County and Worcester County.  With the help of supporting federal, state and local law enforcement, this organization has been dismantled.  Police went into multiple locations with search warrants –

    • Mill Chase Circle Unit, Millsboro, Delaware
    • Savannah East Apartments in Lewes, Delaware
    • South Main Street, Colonial Gardens Apartments, Bridgeville, Delaware
    • Duck Cove Circle, Ocean Pines, Maryland
    • Bay Street, Berlin, Maryland

And seized over 800 grams of raw heroin, 2 loaded handguns, 2 heroin processing kits and nearly $11,000 in cash.

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Prince Gordon, 32 of Ocean Pines, Maryland was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Delaware – Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, four counts of Drug Dealing with Aggravating Factor, six counts of Conspiracy 2ndDegree, five counts of Drug Dealing, three counts of Drug Dealing Tier 4, three counts of Possession of Controlled Substance Tier 5, Agg Possession Tier 1 with Aggravating Factor, two counts of Drug Dealing Tier 2 with Aggravating Factor, Agg Possession Tier 1, Criminal Solicitiation 2nd Degree and Drug Paraphernalia.

Maryland – Possession with intent to distribute Fentanyl, Possession Firearm drug trafficking crime, CDS Possession Firearms, Regulated firearm Illegal Possession, Firearm Possession with Felony Conviction, Narcotic production equipment, CDS Possession not marijuana: Fentanyl.

Committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Center in default of $631,200.00 Cash Bond

 

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Rodolfo Martinez, 35 of Bridgeville, was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, five counts of Drug Dealing Tier 4, four counts of Agg Possession Tier 5, Possession of a controlled substance, two counts of Drug Paraphernalia, Endangering the Welfare of a child, Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited and Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited.
Committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $100,000.00 Cash Bond
Indicted/Arrested Rodolfo Martinez

 

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Britney N. Curtis, 30 of Millsboro was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, Maintaining a Drug Property
Released on $12,000.00 Unsecured Bond
Indicted/Arrested Britney N. Curtis

 

 

 

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Davon Tucker, 36 of Patterson of New Jersey, was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, Drug Dealing Tier 4, Agg Possession Tier 5, Criminal Solicitation 2nd Degree
Committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $120,500.00 Cash Bond
Indicted/Arrested Davon Tucker

 

 

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Laricka C. Taylor, 33 of Millsboro, was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, Drug Dealing Tier 4, Agg Possession Tier 5, Drug Dealing
Committed to the Department of Correction in default of $22,500.00 secured bond
Indicted/Arrested Laricka C. Taylor

 

 

 

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Chad M. Gibbs, 34 of Ellendale was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, Drug Dealing Tier 4, Agg Possession Tier 5, two counts of Drug Dealing
Committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $80,000.00 Cash Bond
Indicted/Arrested Chad M. Gibbs

 

 

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Keshora L. Garrison, 36 of Millsboro, was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, Drug Dealing Tier 4, Agg Possession Tier 5
Committed to the Department of Correction in default of $40,000.00 Secured Bond
Indicted/Arrested Keshora L. Garrison

 

 

 

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Ortherasa L. Clark, 56 of Millsboro was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Criminal Racketeering, Conspiracy to Commit Racketeering, two counts of Drug Dealing
Committed to the Department of Correction in default of $5,500.00 Secured Bond
Indicted/Arrested Ortherasa L. Clark

 

 

 

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Marvin L. Newbill, 34 of Federalsburg, Maryland was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Drug Dealing, two counts of Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Drug Dealing with Aggravating Factor, Agg Possession Tier 1 W/ Agg Factor, three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, two counts of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving while suspended, Possession of Marijuana, Speeding, two counts of No Child Restraint
Committed to the Department of Correction in default of $12,000.00 Secured Bond
Indicted/Arrested Marvin L. Newbill

 

 

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Courtney E. Hayward, 29 of Delmar, Delaware was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Possession of Heroin, Hindering Prosecution, three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child
Released OR bond
Indicted/Arrested Courtney E. Hayward

 

 

 

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Darshon T. Adkins, 31 of Millsboro, was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Drug Dealing Tier 2, Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $60,000.00 Secured Bond
Indicted/Arrested Darshon T. Adkins

 

 

 

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Anthony M. Sturgis, 31 of Dagsboro, was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Drug Dealing with Aggravating Factor, Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Released on $1000.00 Unsecured Bond
Indicted/Arrested Anthony M. Sturgis

 

 

 

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Raymond E. Jackson Jr., 31 of Millsboro, was indicted/arrested on the following charges:
Drug Dealing, Agg Possession Tier 1, Conspracy 2nd Degree
Released on $1,000.00 Unsecured Bond