Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
The Delaware State Police arrested 46-year-old Avery Cannon of Seaford, Delaware, for multiple drug and gun charges following a search warrant at his residence in Seaford Wednesday morning.
On September 13, 2023, at approximately 6:10 a.m., Sussex Special Investigations Detectives with the assistance of the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team, Troop 5 Patrol, Seaford Police Department, and Probation and Parole executed a search warrant at a residence on the 400 block of North Street in Seaford. The search warrant was obtained following a several-month-long drug investigation of Avery Cannon, who was suspected of the large-scale distribution of narcotics. Cannon was the sole occupant of the residence and was taken into custody without incident.
A search of the home led to the discovery of the following items:
Cannon is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition. He was taken to Troop 4, where he was charged with the following crimes:
Cannon was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $232,500 cash bond.