State of Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security

 

Division of State Police

 

Superintendent Robert M. Coupe

 

DSP News Release: “Operation Diamond Dog” Nets 35, Five More Still Being Sought

 

Location

  • Rodney Village (West of US 13 Dover)
  • Star Hill (East of Camden)
  • Meadowbrook Acres (Magnolia)
  • Woodland Manor Mobile Home Park (Felton)

 

DATE and TIME:  

  • Six month long investigation

 

Goals and Objectives:

  • Targeting Cocaine and Marijuana distribution in Kent County Central Delaware

 

Seizure Items:

  • $206,032.00 United States Currency
  • Over 1 pound of Crack Cocaine
  • Approx: 7 pounds of powdered Cocaine
  • Marijuana, Heroin, Ecstasy, Xanax and Vicodin pills, 13 firearms, 11 vehicles and nine canines used for dog fighting

 

Participating Agencies:

Spear Headed by:

  • Kent County Drug Task Force/ Governors Task Force

 

Assisting Agencies:

  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Delaware State Police (Troop 3 Criminal Investigative Unit, Electronic Surveillance Unit, Delaware Information and Analysis Center (DIAC), Special Operations Response Team, Sussex County Drug Task Force/ Sussex County Governors Task Force, New Castle County Drug Task Force, New Castle County Governors Task Force)
  • Dover Police Department (Drug Unit, Special Operations Response Team, Safe Streets)
  • Camden Police Department
  • Georgetown Police Department
  • Delaware Department of Correction
  • Office of Probation and Parole
  • Kent County District Attorney General’s Office
  • Over 100 law enforcement personnel utilized over a span of six months

 

 

Defendant and Charge(s):  

  • Marquinn Bordley-35 Felton, De
  • Racketeering, 7 counts Trafficking Cocaine, 7 counts Delivery of Marijuana, 21 counts Conspiracy 2nd Degree, 8 counts Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances,  4 counts Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, 2 counts Criminal Solicitation 2nd Degree, 5 counts Delivery of Cocaine, 3 counts Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 2 counts Possession With Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Resisting Arrest
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $1,000,000 cash bond
  • Nathaniel D. Evans-34 Dover, De
  • Trafficking Cocaine, Conspiracy 2nd Degree
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $1,000000 cash bond
  • William A. Loper-38 Felton, De
  • Racketeering,  7 counts Trafficking Cocaine, 7 counts Delivery of Marijuana, 18 counts Conspiracy 2nd Degree, 11 counts Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances, 2 counts Possession With Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Resisting Arrest
  •  James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $1,000,000 cash bond
  • Deandrae Thomas-19 Dover, De
  • 5 counts Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Assault 2nd Degree, 3 counts Reckless Endangering 1st Degree, 5 counts Reckless Endangering 2nd Degree, Fail to Obey the Command of a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest, 2 counts of Criminal Mischief, Extortion, Robbery 1st Degree, Attempted Murder 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, 3 counts Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, 13 counts Conspiracy 2nd Degree, 15 counts Delivery of Cocaine, 20 counts of Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances, 6 counts Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 7 counts of Trafficking Cocaine, 5 counts Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, 8 counts Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Racketeering, 8 counts Criminal Solicitation 2nd Degree, Delivery of Marijuana
  • Gander Hill Correctional Center $184,500.00 Cash bond
  • Juan C. Benitez-28 Wilmington, De
  • 2 counts Trafficking Cocaine, 2 counts Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, 2 counts Conspiracy 2nd Degree, 2 counts Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances, 3 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $515,000 cash bond
  • Luis A. Sanchez-46 Hazelton, Pa
  • Trafficking Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances, 2 counts Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Impersonation
  • Howard R. Young Correctional Institute $2,177250.00 cash bond
  • Latoya Barlow-22 YOA Magnolia, De
  • Racketeering, Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Trafficking Cocaine.  Released after posting $25,000 secured bond
  • Shakesha Sullivan-29 YOA Dover, De
  • Racketeering, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Trafficking Cocaine
  • Released after posting $20,500 secured bond
  • Earleen Bordley-60 YOA Felton, De
  • Racketeering, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Trafficking Cocaine
  • Remanded to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute $61,000 secured bond
  • Rakeem I Peace-20 YOA Dover, De
  • Racketeering, 2 counts conspiracy 2nd Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, Trafficking Cocaine
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $90,000 cash bond
  • Robert L Harris-30 YOA Camden, De
  • Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $14,500 secured bond
  • Richard Humphrey-52 Felton, De
  • Racketeering, Attempted Murder 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, 3 counts Possession of Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, Possession of Crack Cocaine
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $200,000 cash bond
  • Lacurtis Scott-40 Wyoming, De
  • 2 counts Criminal Solicitation
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $20,000 secured bond
  • Nichole Thomas-34 Dover, De
  • Racketeering, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Heroin, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute $10,200 cash bond
  • Shaquille Thomas-18 Dover, De
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, 2 counts Trafficking Cocaine, 2 counts Conspiracy 2nd Degree, 2 counts Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine, 2 counts of Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances, Criminal Solicitation 2nd Degree
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $40,000 cash bond
  • Tremayne Thomas-29 Dover, De
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, Possession of Marijuana
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $12,000 secured bond
  • Roland Patterson-34 Dover, De
  • 2 counts Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Lawrence J. King-38 Dover, De
  • Trafficking Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine, Conspiracy 2nd Degree,  Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $55,000 cash bond
  • William Sells-53 Woodside, De
  • Racketeering
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $10,000 cash
  • Christian J Payton-25 Dover, De
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $200.00 secured bond
  • William Preston-23 Dover, De
  • Racketeering
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $10,000 cash bond
  • Neal A. Barnes-24 Dover, De
  • Racketeering, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 18 counts Conspiracy 2nd Degree,  4 counts Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances,  2 counts Possession With Intent to Deliver Marijuana, 2 counts Possession With Intent to Deliver Cocaine
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $1,000,000 cash bond
  • Randall Guinn-27 Dover, De
  • Trafficking Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Criminal Solicitation 2nd Degree, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $50,000 cash bond
  • John D. Rollins-61 Felton, De
  • Racketeering, Trafficking Cocaine, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, 4 counts Maintaining a Dwelling For Keeping Controlled Substances
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $12,000 secured bond
  • Jack G. Clay 3rd-26 Dover, De
  • Racketeering, Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana within 1000’ of a school, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Solicitation 2nd Degree
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $44,000 secured bond
  • Kyle E. Scott-22 Dover, De
  • Racketeering, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Delivery of Crack Cocaine
  • Released after posting $6,000 secured bond
  • Tanya L. Bulter-33 Magnolia, De
  • Racketeering, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, Possession of Marijuana
  • Dolores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute $6,000 cash bond
  • Manfredis Argueta-Lopez-23 Camden, De
  • Trafficking Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine, Criminal Solicitation 2nd Degree, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • James T. Vaughn Correctional Center $54,000 secured bond
  • Nawaynna Johnson-28 Felton, De
  • Racketeering, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • Dolores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute $6,000 cash
  • Latasha Bordley-38 Magnolia, De
  • Racketeering, Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Trafficking Cocaine
  • Dolores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute $37,100 cash bond
  • Leroy D. Clark-29 Hartly, De
  • Possession of a Schedule IV Narcotic Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Jacqueline Guerra-40 New Castle, De
  • Delivery of Marijuana, Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances, Conspiracy 2nd Degree
  • Dolores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute $5,000 secured bond
  • Darin Johnson-45 Marydel, De
  • 2 counts Criminal Solicitation Second Degree
  • Daniel P. Rusanowsky-53 Camden, De
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Cocaine
  • Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • Lazaro Guerra-52 New Castle, De
  • 2 counts of Delivery of Marijuana
  • Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • Conspiracy Second Degree

 

Resume:

Kent County-Spear headed by the Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Task Force, Kent County Governor’s Task Force, The Drug Enforcement Administration and other assisting Law Enforcement Agencies amounting to the utilization of over 100 Law Enforcement personnel have completed a successful fight against the War on Drugs. 

 

During a six month long investigation which targeted drug distribution and dog fighting in Kent County, the Delaware State Police was able to identify and arrest key figures who distribute illegal drugs throughout the County and State. 

 

During this investigation Delaware State Police identified Marquinn Bordley, Nathaniel Evans, William Loper and DeAndrea Thomas, Paul Wills, Juan Carlos Benitez and Luis A. Sanchez as “Major” cocaine and marijuana distributors. 

 

The aforementioned distribution “Kingpins” were responsible for supplying the communities of Rodney Village-Dover, Star Hill-Camden, Meadowbrook Acres-Magnolia and Woodland Manor Mobile Home Park-Felton. 

 

Delaware State Police further determined their extended drug distribution network included Dewayne Bordley- Latasha Bordley and Tanya Butler, Janet Earleen Bordley, Latoya Barlow, Shakesha Sullivan, Naywanna Johnson, Sharon Clay and Nicole Thomas. 

 

This criminal nexus has been linked to the distribution of approximately 3 to 4 kilograms of cocaine and approximately 20 to 25 pounds of marijuana per month throughout Kent County Delaware.  Based on figures through information obtained from informants, undercover drug purchases and drug sale trends the estimated annual potential profits for this type of distribution network would exceed $4,000.000.00 annually. 

 

On June 15th and 16th twenty-one search and seizure warrants were executed in connection with this drug investigation.  As a result of these search warrants at residences in Dover, Camden, Felton and Magnolia $206,032.00 United States Currency, over a pound of crack cocaine, Seven pound of powder cocaine, marijuana, Heroin, ecstasy, Xanax pills, Vicodin pills, thirteen Firearms, eleven cars and nine canine used for dog fighting were removed from the streets. 

 

As the War on Drugs continues Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individuals:

 

Karen E. Sebastian-45 Flagstick Lane Magnolia, De

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Maintaining a Dwelling for Keeping a Controlled Substance
  • Criminal Solicitation Second Degree

David R.Vilone-21 East Street Harrington, De

  • Criminal Solicitation Second Degree

Dewayne Bordley-27 Crestwood Drive Felton, De

  • Racketeering
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
  • Trafficking Cocaine
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • Conspiracy Second Degree

Paul Wills-42 Golden Acres Drive Wilmington, De

  • Trafficking Cocaine
  • Conspiracy Second Degree
  • 2 counts of Delivery of Cocaine
  • Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Sharon Clay-24 Chestnut Street Wilmington, De

  • Racketeering
  • Delivery of Marijuana
  • Trafficking Cocaine
  • 2 counts of Conspiracy Second Degree

 

Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be forwarded to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-333 3 or on line at www.tipsubmit.com.  

 

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Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to call investigators at 302-697-4454 ext. 0 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333

 

"Kingpins"  Any questions regarding Identification please call 302-535-3706

Marquinn Bordley      Nathan D. Evans      William A. Loper        Deandrae Thomas        Paul Wills

 

Juan C. Benitez       Luis A. Sanchez

 

Wanted Persons Still on the loose:

Karen E. Sebastian    David R. Vilone        Dewayne Bordley        Paul Wills                Sharon Clay

 

 

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