Delaware State Police Arrest Multiple Subjects Following Drug Dealing Investigation

Delaware State Police have arrested numerous subjects following a narcotics investigation that began in June 2022 in the Ellendale and Greenwood areas.

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During the months of June 2022 through August 2022, the Delaware State Police corroborated with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to identify several residences and property lots in the Unity Lane area of Greenwood (informally known as “The Hole”) and the Metz Lane area of Ellendale that were actively involved in the distribution of narcotics. On August 31, 2022, the Delaware State Police, with assistance provided by the DEA, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Dover Police Department, and Delaware Probation & Parole, executed a series of search warrants at these locations, which resulted in the seizure of the following contraband:

  • Approximately 9.261 grams of heroin
  • Approximately 727.49 grams of crack cocaine
  • Approximately 5.8 grams of powder cocaine
  • Approximately 1.9 pounds of marijuana
  • Approximately $8,700 in suspected drug proceeds
  • 3 handguns
  • 1 muzzleloader
  • 2 rifles, one of which was reported stolen out of Troop 3 in August 2022
  • Numerous rounds of ammunition
  • Drug paraphernalia

Several subjects were taken into custody at these locations and transported to Troop 3, where they were charged with the following crimes:

Richard Boyd
Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd, 54, of Greenwood, DE:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 3 counts
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Boyd was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $15,500 cash bond.

Alexander Marsh
Alexander Marsh

Alexander Marsh, 59, of Greenwood, DE:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Resisting Arrest

Marsh was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $10,000 secured bond.

Robert Reed
Robert Reed

Robert Reed, 54, of Greenwood, DE:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Criminal Solicitation Third Degree

Reed was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $8,000 secured bond.

Taquen Owens
Taquen Owens

Taquen Owens, 28, of Ellendale, DE:

  • Resisting Arrest
  • Criminal Solicitation Third Degree
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance

Owens was issued a criminal summons and released from police custody.

Jermaine Boyd, Jr.
Jermaine Boyd, Jr.

On September 1, 2022, Jermaine Boyd, Jr., 31, of Dover, DE turned himself in to Troop 3, where he was charged with the following offenses:

  • Resisting Arrest
  • Criminal Solicitation Third Degree

Boyd, Jr. was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and released on his own recognizance. However, he was ultimately committed to Sussex Correctional Institution after a Violation of Probation warrant was issued by Probation & Parole.

Jermain Boyd, Sr.
Jermain Boyd, Sr.

On September 1, 2022, Jermain Boyd, Sr., 50, of Harrington, DE turned himself in to Troop 3, where he was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 9 counts
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Boyd, Sr. was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $70,500 secured bond.

The following individuals are currently wanted on charges stemming from this investigation:

Gary Williams
Gary Williams

Gary Williams, 32, of Ellendale, DE is wanted on the following charges:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Resisting Arrest
Frank Lovett
Frank Lovett

Frank Lovett, 35, of Harrington, DE is wanted on the following charges:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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