The arrests conclude a four-month investigation

Troopers with the Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit have arrested six people at the culmination of a four-month investigation into illegal drug sales.

Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier said the investigation involved people living in three Magnolia-area homes.

The Kent County Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Kent County Governor’s Task Force and the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team conducted the raids at about 11:40 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 at homes on Woodville Drive and Millchop Lane.

The first two were conducted simultaneously n the 100 block of Woodville Drive, where Sonia J. Griffin, 52, Frank Ramos, 56, Allen J. Simms, 39, Lawrence D. Horsey, 42, and Ida M. Wright, 30, all were taken into custody. None offered any resistance, Fournier said.

While no narcotics were found in one of the homes, the second revealed 1.7 grams of crack cocaine, 0.455 grams of heroin, 11 Oxycodone pills, 16 doses of Carbidopa/Levodopa, a 9mm pistol with the serial number obliterated, an unknown type of revolver, and more than $2,000 in suspected drug proceeds.

At the third home, located in the 500 block of Millchop Lane, Amanda Turner, 29, was taken into custody without incident due to her involvement in the drug investigation. No illicit narcotics were located in the residence.

Horsey is charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy 2nd, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was committed to the Vaughn Correctional Center on a $13,000 cash bond.

Wright is charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy 2nd, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was committed to the Baylor Women's Correctional Institution on a $7,000 secured bond.

Turner is charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, conspiracy 2nd, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. She was committed to Baylor Women's Correctional Institution on a $13,000 secured bond.

Griffin is charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, maintaining a drug property, conspiracy 2nd, four counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released after posting a $1,850 secured bond.

Ramos is charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, maintaining a drug property, conspiracy 2nd, four counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released after posting a $1,550 secured bond.

Simms is charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, and conspiracy 2nd. He was released after posting $1,115 secured bond.