Five Men Arrested in Wilmington, 203 Bags of Heroin and $2,614 Cash Recovered

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police announced the arrest of five men on drug charges.

Authorities stated that on November 25 at approximately 6:43 p.m., members of Wilmington’s Street Crimes Unit were in the 800 block of West 8th Street when they observed a group of men engaged in drug activity.  Police made contact with the men, 22-year-old Shamar Foster who was found to have outstanding capiases, 29-year-old Davherl Avant-Crosby, 25-year-old Kawon Spencer-Taylor, 37-year-old Tyrone Davis, and 28-year-old Daquan Kent.  Following a brief investigation, police recovered 203 bags of heroin, 4.5 grams of cocaine, 23.5 grams of marijuana, 13 Oxycodone pills, 2 Xanax pills, and $2,614 in currency.  All five subjects were taken into custody without incident.

Foster was charged with the Possession of a Controlled Substance in addition to his outstanding capiases. He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $200 secured bail.

Avant-Crosby was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $201 unsecured bail.

Spencer-Taylor was charged with the following offenses:

  • Breach of Release
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R, Young Correctional Institution on $22,201 cash-only bail.

Davis was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $200 unsecured bail.

Kent was charged with the following offenses:

  • Breach of Release
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Marijuana
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He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released after posting $22,201 secured bail.

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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