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Joint Investigation Leads to Multiple Charges -Dover


Date Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Antonio D. Bynum

Dover– The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit with the assistance of the Delaware State Police Special Operations Team (S.O.R.T) and the Dover Police Department concluded a two month drug investigation which led to multiple charges.

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, a narcotics search warrant was executed in the unit block of Lambert Drive, Meadowbrook Acres community, in the matter of 23-year-old Antonio Bynum.  Upon execution of the search warrant, Bynum was taken into custody without incident. Also present during this incident were two small children and a female who were contacted and released on scene.

Bynum also had an active warrant out of the Dover Police Department in regards to a shooting incident that occurred on October 14, 2018 within the city limits of Dover.

Subsequently, a search of the residence was conducted resulting in the following items being recovered:

  • Approximately 2.5 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 0.32 grams of crack cocaine
  • Approximately (8) 30 mg Oxycodone Hydrochloride pills
  • .40 caliber handgun ammunition
  • Over $900.00 in suspected drug proceeds

Bynum was transported back to Troop 3 where he was charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person a Prohibited
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (3 counts)
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2 counts)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Bynum was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed the Sussex Correctional Institution on $423,000.00 cash only bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released:101618 1253

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