3 Arrested in Heroin Bust

Delaware State Police arrested three men after the culmination of a several week investigation into illegal drug sales from a Millsboro home.

Officials say detectives from Troop 4 Property Crimes and Sussex County Governor’s Task Force responded to the 31000 block of Collins Court in Atkins Acres to conduct a search warrant.

A previous investigation allegedly revealed John C. Woodward, 58 was trading stolen property in exchange for drugs out of his home. Authorities also discovered Jason L. Davis, 32 and Eric H. Magee, 20 were staying in the home and had warrants out of Troop 4 for various other crimes.

Woodward was arrested in the driveway without incident. Magee and Davis were arrested within the house. While conducting the search, a fully loaded .44 Magnum revolver and 456 bags of heroin weighing approximately 6.84 grams, along with other drug paraphernalia were located in the home according to officials.

The three men were transported to Troop 4 in Georgetown where they were processed for Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Possession of Marijuana and other related charges. Police say Davis and Magee were also additionally charged for previous crimes.

The three subjects were arraigned and are being held on bond.

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