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Sussex County Governor’s Task Force Arrests Seaford Man for Drug Dealing

Date Posted: Saturday, September 16th, 2023

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:

  • 26,013 bags containing approximately 182 grams of suspected heroin
  • 4.13 grams of crack cocaine
  • Over $1,000 in suspected drug dealing proceeds
  • Numerous items of drug paraphernalia


Eric Davis
Eric Davis

Davis was taken to Troop 4, where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- 2 counts

Davis was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $100,000 cash bond.

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