Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Delaware State Police arrested 41-year-old Eric Davis of Seaford, Delaware, for drug charges Thursday morning.
On September 14, 2023, at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Sussex County Governor’s Task Force was conducting patrols in the vicinity of an unoccupied property located on the 22000 block of Neal Road in Lincoln, Delaware. This area has been a frequent site for illegal drug activities involving Eric Davis. While patrolling the area, detectives observed Davis arriving at an abandoned property in a Chevrolet Silverado. They then witnessed what seemed to be several drug deals. The detectives approached Davis and detained him. During the detention, they saw drugs in plain view on the center console of his vehicle. The detectives subsequently obtained search warrants for Davis’s vehicle, the abandoned property, and a camper on the property. The search led to the recovery of the following evidence:
Davis was taken to Troop 4, where he was charged with the following crimes:
Davis was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $100,000 cash bond.