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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

State Police Apprehend Suspect for Drug Dealing

Date Posted: Saturday, May 25th, 2024

Delaware State Police arrested 37-year-old Omarr Scott, of Wilmington, Delaware, on multiple felony drug and firearm charges following a months-long investigation.

On May 23, 2024, members of the Delaware State Police New Castle County Drug Unit, Governor’s Task Force, Special Operations Response Team, and the FBI executed search warrants at two residences: one on East Fourth Street in Wilmington and another on Hickman Road in Claymont. The investigation identified Omarr Scott as a key individual involved in narcotics distribution at these locations. Upon arrival at the East Fourth Street location, Scott was apprehended without incident while inside his vehicle. The investigation and subsequent searches led to the discovery of approximately 95 grams of suspected crack cocaine, approximately 30 grams of suspected cocaine, approximately 900 bags (6.13 grams) of suspected heroin, a stolen loaded 40 caliber handgun, a 9mm handgun with an obliterated serial number, a 10mm handgun, another 9mm handgun, and drug paraphernalia. A computer check confirmed that Scott is legally prohibited from possessing firearms. Scott was transported to Troop 2, where he was charged with the offenses listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $1,000,000 cash bond.


Scott, Omarr

  • Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony- 2 counts (Felony)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Controlled Substance Tier 3 Quantity- 3 counts (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance Tier 3 Quantity-3 counts (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm if Prev Convict of Two Violent Felonies-4 counts (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited with Controlled Substance- 2 counts (Felony)
  • Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited- 2 counts (Felony)
  • Possession of a Weapon with Obliterated Serial Number (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm (Felony)


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