Crack Cocaine and Heroin/Fentanyl Seized, 2 Arrested in Wilmington Drug Bust

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have made two arrests following a drug investigation.

Authorities state that on July 13 at approximately 3:36 p.m., members of the Drug, Organized Crime and Vice Division were in the 800 block of West 8th Street when they observed 28-year-old Daquan Kent and 25-year-old Kawon Spencer-Taylor engaged in drug activity. Police took both suspects into custody without incident and recovered 15.1 grams of crack cocaine, .238 grams of heroin/fentanyl and $2,210 in currency.

Kent has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver in Tier 2 Quantity
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in Tier 2 Quantity
  • Loitering for Drug-Related Activity

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $21,100 cash-only bail.

Spencer-Taylor has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence
  • Breach of Release
  • Loitering for Drug-Related Activity
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He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $9,100 cash-only bail.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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