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Rehoboth Beach Man Arrested on Drug and Weapon Charges- Rehoboth Beach


Date Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

Rehoboth Beach- Delaware State Police arrested 23-year-old Dishere D. Tingle of Rehoboth Beach on felony drug and weapon charges.

On a December 8, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Delaware State Police concluded a several month long investigation into the alleged drug dealing involving Dishere Tingle. A traffic stop was initiated on Tingle on Old Landing Road after he left a residence on Airport Road, Rehoboth Beach. Tingle was taken into custody without incident. A search incident to arrest was conducted and approximately 5.08 grams of Crack Cocaine and $5,240.00 in suspected drug proceeds was located on Tingle’s person. A legal search warrant at Tingle’s residence was conducted and the following items were located inside the residence:

  • (1) Taurus Judge .410 revolver loaded with (5) rounds of ammunition
  • (2) digital scales
  • Approximately .02 grams Crack Cocaine

Also inside the residence at the time of the search were two juvenile children.

Tingle was transported to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm Within 10 years of a Prior Conviction (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm/Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2 counts)

Tingle was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $92,600.00 secured bond.

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