Over 1,400 bags of heroin, cocaine, meth, firearms seized in Seaford drug bust

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Drugs, Firearms seized in search operation – Left to Right: 35-year-old Damon L. Dillard and 51-year old Bonnie L. Cannon – Delaware State Police Dept.

Delaware State Police arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a drug investigation turned up over 1,400 bags of heroin, cocaine, meth, and other drugs and several firearms in Seaford.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, members of the Sussex Drug Unit (SDU) concluded a three month investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs on Tuesday at a residence in the 24000 block of Concord Pond Road in Seaford.

A search and seizure warrant was obtained for the residence and executed with the assistance of the Sussex Governor’s Task Force (GTF), Special Operations Response Team (SORT), and members of Delaware State Police Troop 5.

When police arrived, detectives located 35-year-old Damon L. Dillard in the home. He was taken into custody without incident.

Also present in the residence was an 8-year-old child at the time of the search and seizure operation.

The owner of the residence, 51-year-old Bonnie Cannon, was not home at the time.

During the execution of the search warrant, police seized 1407 bags of Heroin (9.849 grams), 29.12 grams of powder cocaine, 25.70 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 2.35 grams of raw heroin, 2.79 grams of marijuana, a .22 LR KelTec rifle, H&R 12 gauge shotgun, Rossi .357 revolver that was reported stolen, and drug paraphernalia.

Dillard was charged with Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 4 quantity, Possession of a controlled substance in a Tier 5 quantity (2 counts), Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance in a Tier 4 quantity, Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Dillard was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $105,500 cash only bond.

Cannon currently has an active warrant for Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited and Maintaining a Drug Property.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Cannon is asked to contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.