An arrest in connection with a stolen firearm has led to the discovery of a drug cache in Magnolia
The Delaware State Police have assisted the Smyrna Police Department in executing a search warrant that led to the discovery of drugs.
Division spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said troopers were informed by the Smyrna Police Department that a suspect, identified as 19-year-old Kwamai Johnson of Smyrna has been arrested in connection with a stolen firearm.
As a result, on Tuesday, April 24, members of the Smyrna Police Department, Kent County Drug Unit, Kent County Property Crimes Unit, and the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team executed a search warrant at a home in the 100 block of Woodville Drive, Magnolia.
During the search, a Smith and Wesson rifle, three loaded rifle magazines with numerous rifle ammunition, 4,147 blue wax bags of suspected heroin (approximately 29.029 grams), approximately 276.4 grams of marijuana, and numerous drug paraphernalia items were recovered.
Troopers have charged Johnson with possession of heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Johnson was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to the Vaughn Correctional Center, Smyrna, on a $51,000 secured bond.