Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Millsboro– Troopers of the Sussex County Governor’s Task Force (GTF) in conjunction with the Delaware Probation and Parole Sussex Street Unit arrest a suspect on multiple drug charges.
The incident occurred on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 8:50 a.m. when members of GTF and the Delaware Probation and Parole Sussex Street Unit responded to the 23000 block of Mission Road, to conduct an arrest attempt for 26-year-old Tyree R. Oliver of Millsboro. Oliver was a probation absconder who had a Rule 9 warrant from Superior Court for drug charges, as well as a Violation of Probation capias from Superior Court, and a capias out of the Justice of the Peace Court 3 for Failure to Pay fines.
Upon arrival, Oliver was located in the residence and taken into custody without incident. A search of the residence yielded over $1000.00 in illegally obtained drug proceeds, approximately 1,780 bags of heroin (12.46 grams), and drug paraphernalia.
Oliver was transported to Troop 4 where he was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was arraigned out of the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $20,000.00 cash only bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe
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