Police Bust Alleged Meth Lab In Frederica

Materials police report finding at the scene of an alleged meth lab in Frederica. (Delaware State Police photo.)

The Delaware State Police Kent County Drug Unit has concluded a two month investigation into the manufacturing and delivery of Methamphetamine (Meth) in the Frederica area, and has arrested George W. Shahan Jr., 35 and Kenneth J. Shahan, 34.

According to police, members of the Kent County Drug Unit along with officers from Milford Police and DNREC executed a search warrant at a residence in Frederica, where George Shahan was reported to be in possession of approximately .02 grams of Meth and seven round pills that were later determined to be Oxycodone and Acetaminophen. Upon conducting the search of the house, detectives report locating component mixtures of the manufacturing stages of methamphetamine along with key ingredients in making the drug. Detectives also report locating a shotgun and other drug paraphernalia while searching the residence.

The Shahan brothers were transported back to Troop 3 near Dover where they were processed for the above listed charges. They were arraigned at JP2 and George Shahan was committed to JTVCC on $12,250.00 secured bond. Kenneth Shahan was released on $2,000.00 unsecured bond.

South Market Street between South Frederica Road and St Agnes Street was closed for approximately two hours as the alleged meth lab was safely dismantled and removed from the residence.

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