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Month-long investigation leads to drug arrests

July 13, 2018

Five people have been arrested on felony drug charges following a month-long investigation by Delaware State Police and Rehoboth Beach police.

Investigators learned drug sales were occurring in the 17000 block of Callaway Drive in the Fairway Village community outside Lewes. Police determined the residence was occupied by 34-year-old Chelsea Coffin and 41-year-old Aaron Jones. It was also frequented by 17-year-old Talim Muhammad-Hunt of Philadelphia and 50-year-old Demetrius Greene of Lewes.

On July 12, troopers observed Hunt and Green exiting the residence and walking to the Midway movie theater, where they made contact with 26-year-old Felicia N. League of Rehoboth Beach. League was observed going to the Fairway Village residence, where she obtained a large, gray metal box. League then got into a vehicle and began traveling toward the movie theater.

Place made a traffic stop and contact was made with League and the 47-year-old male driver from Salisbury, Md. A search of the vehicle revealed a gray lock box, more than $300 in cash and drug paraphernalia. The driver was found in possession of 9.5 pills containing approximately 7.5 mg of hydrocodone. Both the driver and League were taken into custody without incident.

As Hunt exited the movie theater, he was contacted by police and found to be in possession of more than $2,400 in cash. Greene was found hiding in the bathroom of the movie theater. He was in possession of 20 small plastic vials containing crack cocaine and a quantity of marijuana.

All were transported to Troop 7. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and the gray lock box. The lock box was found to contain 651 bags containing 4.557 grams of heroin, 3.01 grams of powder cocaine, 159 plastic vials containing 11.58 grams of crack cocaine and a small quantity of marijuana. The search warrant was then executed at the Fairview Village residence, where Coffin and Jones were contacted and taken into custody. Numerous items of drug paraphernalia were located throughout the residence.

Coffin and Jones were each charged with maintaining a drug property and possession of drug paraphernalia. Each was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $3,200 unsecured bond. 

Muhammad-Hunt and Greene were each charged with possession with intent to deliver a tier 4 quantity of heroin, possession of tier 4 quantity of heroin, possession with intent to deliver tier 2 quantity of crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of tier 2 quantity of cocaine, second-degree conspiracy, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Muhammad-Hunt was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $34,400 unsecured bond. Greene was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $34,400 secured bond.

League was charged with possession with intent to deliver a tier 4 quantity of heroin, possession of tier 4 quantity of heroin, possession with intent to deliver tier 2 quantity of crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of tier 2 quantity of cocaine and second-degree conspiracy. League was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $34,200 unsecured bond.

The 47-year-old male from Salisbury was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $200 unsecured bond.