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Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times
  • Clayton man arrested for allegedly manufacturing meth, marijuana

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  • The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit has arrested a Clayton man after information was received that he was manufacturing Methamphetamine (Meth) in his house.
    On Monday at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Kent County Governor's Task Force (GTF) responded to the 1000 block of Lion Hope Road in order to attempt to locate David L. Moser for some outstanding capiases out of Kent County courts. Police said information was also received from a concerned citizen that Moser may be manufacturing methamphetamine in his home. Upon arrival at the house, Moser answered the door and was taken into custody without incident. Upon conducting a search of the house, detectives located equipment and component mixtures of the manufacturing stages of Meth along with key ingredients in making the drug. Detectives also located marijuana plants growing in a bedroom and a shed with a total weight of over 2,600 grams as well as other drug paraphernalia, police said.
    David Moser was transported back to Troop 3 in Dover where he was charged with two counts of operating a clandestine laboratory, manufacturing methamphetamine, manufacturing marijuana, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $37,850 cash bond.
    Police said Lion Hope Road between Sudlersville Road and Downs Chapel Road were closed for three hours during the investigation. No evacuations were ordered as it was determined that there was no immediate hazard to nearby residents.
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