Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier
Smyrna – The State Police Kent County Drug Unit (KDU) has arrested two individuals for possession of methamphetamine during an investigation north of Smyrna.
The incident occurred around 10:10 p.m., Wednesday August 10, 2016 as detectives assigned to the drug unit received information that Jenah Hargett, 29 of Clayton, would be delivering a large amount of meth to the Wawa parking lot, located at 5632 South DuPont Highway. Detectives observed Hargett with another male, who was later identified as Troy Durant, 36 of Clayton, in a Nissan Altima in the parking lot. It was also known to detectives that Hargett had numerous capiases out of Kent County Courts. Members of the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team (SORT) made contact with the two individuals in the vehicle and took them into custody without incident. A search of the suspects and the vehicle revealed a total of 19.6 grams of crystal meth.
Troy Durant and Jenah Hargett were transported back to Troop 3 where they were both charged with Possession of a Tier 3 Controlled Substance (Meth), Possession with Intent to Deliver Meth, Conspiracy 2nd, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. They were remanded to the custody of the Delaware Department of Corrections in default of secured bonds.
There is no photo available for Troy Durant.
Released: 081116 1110