Terrance L. Barnes, 35, of Milton, and Parker M. Dutton, 38, of Milton, taken into custody without incident.
The Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit, in partnership with Milton Police Department, have arrested two people after the culmination of a month-long investigation into illegal drug sales from a residence in Milton.
On Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m., the Sussex County Drug Unit and the Milton Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence in the 400 block of Pine Street. Terrance L. Barnes, 35, of Milton, was taken into custody without incident outside the residence, while Parker M. Dutton, 38, of Milton, was taken into custody without incident inside the residence. The search of the residence revealed 42 bags (.63 grams) of heroin, 7.1 grams of crack cocaine, .58 grams of powder cocaine, and over $3,100 in suspected drug proceeds.
Barnes was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $15,000 secured bond.
Dutton was charged with maintaining a drug property, two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on $3,500 unsecured bond.
Milton Police Chief Robert Longo stated, "I would like to thank the Delaware State Police for their leadership and partnership in this investigation, and the citizens of Milton for providing us with information. We take our community's concerns very seriously."