Joint Drug Investigation with Milton Police Department Nets Two
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier
Milton – The Delaware State Police Sussex County Drug Unit, in partnership with Milton Police Department, have arrested two people after the culmination of a one month long investigation into illegal drug sales from a residence in Milton.
On Tuesday January 31, 2017 around 11:00 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. A search of the residence revealed 42 bags (.63 grams) of heroin, 7.1 grams of crack cocaine, .58 grams of powder cocaine, and over $3,100.00 in suspected drug proceeds.
Both subjects were transported back to Troop 4 where Terrance 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 arraigned at JP2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $15,000.00 secured bond.
Parker 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 arraigned at JP2 and released on $3,500.00 unsecured bond.
In a statement from Chief Robert Longo, he writes, “”I would like to thank the Delaware State Police for their lead and partnership in this investigation, and the citizens of Milton for providing us with information.” He continues by saying, “We take our community’s concerns very serious.”
Released: 020117 1030