Selbyville man arrested on drug, weapons charges

32-year-old Michael A Johnson, of Selbyville, DE – Delaware State Police Dept.

A Selbyville man was arrested after police say a search warrant led to the discovery of illegal firearms and heroin.

According to Delaware State Police, around 4:21 p.m., Tuesday troopers executed a search warrant at the home of 32-year-old Michael A Johnson on Cordgrass Circle.

Three children, ages 3, 7, and 16 were inside of the home at the time of the search warrant, according to police. The search led to the discovery of a stolen black Arex Slovenia 9 mm handgun, a Marlin Firearms Co .22 caliber rifle, a Smith and Wesson M&P 15-22 Rifle, numerous boxes of ammunition, approximately .21 grams of heroin, and one liquid THC vape cartridge.

Johnson was taken into custody and charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony ) – 3 Counts, Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony) – 3 Counts, Knowingly Operate a Clandestine Laboratory (Felony), Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited (Felony ) – 6 Counts, Manufacture/Deliver Controlled Substance (Felony), Possession of a Weapon with Removed Serial Number (Felony), Receiving a Stolen Firearm (Felony), Endangering the Welfare of a Child by Committing a Drug Offense – 3 Counts, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Not Related to Personal Use Quantity Marijuana, and Possession of Marijuana – Personal Use Quantity (Civil Violation).

Johnson was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $170,300 cash bond.

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