Two arrested, one at large in Laurel drug bust

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31-year-old Rickey A. Hawkins Jr.; 53-year-old Kathy Spicer, both of Laurel, DE – Delaware State Police Dept.

Two were arrested and one remains at large in a drug and weapons bust in Laurel.

Delaware State Police concluded a one month long drug investigation into the matter of 31-year-old Rickey A. Hawkins Jr., of Laurel, on Tuesday.

Police executed a search and seizure warrant at Hawkins’s residence on Seaford Road in Laurel.

Hawkins’ mother, 53-year-old Kathy M. Spicer, was located inside and taken into custody without incident.

Hawkins was arrested at a nearby dollar store. A 5-year-old child was present in the vehicle during the arrest.

During the search, police seized 16.78 grams of cocaine, 2.75 grams of crystal methamphetamine, .014 grams of heroin, 59.55 grams of marijuana, (7) Busiprone Hydrochloride 25mg pills, (9) Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 25mg pills, 9mm Taurus handgun, 12 gauge shotgun with a scope, .50 caliber Connecticut Valley Muzzleloader, .22 caliber rifle with scope, Stryker Crossbow and arrows, several hundred rounds of assorted ammunition, and over $900.00 in suspected drug proceeds.

Hawkins was charged with Possession a controlled substance in a Tier 2 quantity, Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (2 counts), Possession a controlled substance in a Tier 3 quantity, Possession of a prescription drug not a controlled substance without a prescription, Possession of a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Hawkins was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $37,100 cash only bond.

Spicer was charged with Maintaining a Drug Property, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana. She was arraigned and released on $3,600 unsecured bond.

Troopers have been unable to locate the third resident, Garry S. Spicer, who has active warrants issued for his arrest.

Anyone with information regarding Gary Spicer’s whereabouts are asked to contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.