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Troopers Arrest Two On Drug Charges-Seaford


Date Posted: Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Seaford- The Delaware State Police have arrested a brother and sister after a pre-approved administrative search led to the discovery of drugs and weapons.

On September 20, 2019 members of the Governor’s Task Force (GTF) were contacted by Probation Officers from the Georgetown Probation Office in regards to probationer, 22-year-old Daniel A. Allen. Allen is currently serving a home confinement sentence for a previous drug dealing conviction.  Probation Officers had responded to his residence, located in the 700 block of Atlanta Road, Seaford, to conduct a pre-approved administrative search.  Upon arrival at the residence, Probation Officers contacted Allen, his sister, 27-year-old Alexia K. Allen and two juvenile children.

As a result of the administrative search, Probation Officers located the following items:

  • Approximately 19.46 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 1429.54 grams of marijuana
  • Approximately 290 THC vape cartridges
  • 12 gauge bolt action shotgun
  • Two knives with blades over 3 inches
  • Metal knuckles
  • Numerous rounds of 12 gauge shotgun ammunition
  • Over $1000.00 in suspected drug proceeds

Daniel and Alexia Allen were taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 4 where they were charged with the following:

Daniel Allen:

  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony
  • Possession of a firearm by a person prohibited
  • Possession with intent to deliver a substance in a tier 2 quantity
  • Possession of ammunition by a person prohibited
  • Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (2 counts)
  • Possession of cocaine in a tier 3 quantity
  • Possession of a controlled substance in a tier 1 quantity (2 counts)
  • Possession of a deadly weapon (2 counts)
  • Conspiracy 3rd degree
  • Endangering the welfare of a child (2 counts)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Daniel Allen was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $57,500.00 cash only bond.

Alexia Allen:

  • Maintaining a drug property
  • Conspiracy 3rd degree
  • Endangering the welfare of a child (2 counts)

Alexia Allen was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on her own recognizance.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 092119 0928

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