Major Marijuana Bust in Milton

More than 70 pounds of marijuana were seized at the scene in Milton.

Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit and the Sussex Governor’s Task Force conducted an investigation Monday into marijuana manufacturing off of Round Pole Bridge Road in Milton. During the course of their drug investigation, police located 78 Marijuana plants growing in a wooded plot adjacent to the property owned by Clifford W. David, Sr.

State Police initiated contact with Clifford David, Sr. and his son Clifford W. David, Jr. A search was conducted initially on Clifford Sr.’s Ford F-150 pickup truck. During this search a .22 caliber rifle and ammunition was seized.

Police obtained investigative information linking both men to manufacturing the marijuana plants found adjacent to their property, and then executed a search and seizure warrant at the David’s residence.

During the search of David’s residence and surrounding property, two loaded rifles, additional quantities of marijuana, marijuana seeds, water jugs, fertilizer materials, a scale, marijuana smoking pipes, Endocet and Oxycodone were seized. A total of 78 marijuana plants were seized, amounting to approximately 70 pounds of marijuana.

The State Police Sussex Drug Unit arrested both Clifford W. David Sr. and Clifford W. David Jr. for manufacturing marijuana and related weapons offenses. Clifford David Sr. was remanded to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $34,500 cash bond and Clifford W. David Jr. to Sussex Correctional Institute on $16,500 secured bond.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Field hockey has tough week

By Kevin Eickman There are times when you look at a box score and just shake your head when you...

COVID-19 flips football schedule

By Kevin Eickman It has been a concern that every fall sports program in Delaware has had all season long, COVID reaching in and disrupting...

Give this horseshoe crab a lift, and help protect Delaware tidal waters

The horseshoe crab -- Delaware's official state marine animal -- is important to the area's ecology because its eggs feed migrating birds.

Milford Parks and Recreation Offers Winter Programs

by Terry Rogers     Registration is now open for the 2020-21 Milford Parks and Recreation Winter Sports programs. According to Nan Martino, Coordinator, the organization was...

Celebrate Small Business Saturday in Downtown Milford

by Terry Rogers     This holiday season, more than any in the past, small businesses need the support of as many customers as possible. The COVID-19...

Must Read

Field hockey has tough week

By Kevin Eickman There are times when you look at a box score and just shake your head when you...

COVID-19 flips football schedule

By Kevin Eickman It has been a concern that every fall sports program in Delaware has had all season long,...

Give this horseshoe crab a lift, and help protect Delaware tidal waters

The horseshoe crab -- Delaware's official state marine animal -- is important to the area's ecology because its eggs feed migrating birds.
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -
%d bloggers like this: