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12 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013 NEWS Cape Gazette By Ryan Mavity and wounded two others. Meanwhile, business at the Sussex County Courthouse went The New Castle County on. Courthouse went on lockdown Representatives from the Chief Feb. 11 after a gunman entered Bailiff's Office said they were the lobby and killed two women well aware of the events in Wilm- Milton man arrested in conspiracy and possession of a drug paraphernalia. He was corn- Dover drug bust mitted to Vaughn Correctional An investigation into heroin Center in default of $39,000 cash sales in Dover Feb. 8 resulted in bail. the arrest of a Milton man and a Hopkins was charged with Wilmington man in connection possession of a controlled sub- with drug charges, stance in a tier 3 quantity with Through the investigation by an aggravating factor, possession the Delaware State Police Drug of a controlled substance in a tier Unit and Governor's Task Force, 2 quantity with an aggravating detectives observed Colby T. factor, second-degree conspiracy Hopkins, 24, of Milton and Jamar and possession of drug parapher- K. Tare, 31, of Wilmington dis- nalia. He was committed to VCC tributing heroin while parked in in default of $32,500 cash bail. a blue Town & Country minivan In January, Hopkins was part in the parking lot of Wendy's on of group of people arrested in North DuPont Highway, said Cpl. Milton in connection with drug John Day of the Delaware State charges. Police raided a home on Police. Police found 650 bags of Bennett Street and found about heroin in Tate's pants and also four bags of heroin weighing .1 $500. Another 130 bags of heroin gram, 3 grams of marijuana, two were found in the console of the suboxone strips, one suboxone vehicle, Day said. pill and drug paraphernalia on Tate was charged with posses- Hopkins. Hopkins was charged sion of a controlled substance in with possession with the intent a tier 5 quantity, possession with to deliver heroin, possession of intent to deliver a controlled marijuana, possessionofasched- substance in a tier 4 quantity, de- ule III controlled substance and livery of a controlled substance drug paraphernalia. He was com- in a tier 2 quantity with an ag- mitted to Sussex Correctional gravating factor, second-degree Institution in default of $2,250 secured bond. HEY, LOCALS... THE TOWN IS YOURS AGAIN!! 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It is not uncommon to see a line of three or four people out the door waiting to pass through the detectors as they enter the courthouse. Jurors typically use the rear entrance to the building, which also has a metal detector at the door. Delaware State Police Cpl. John Day said the department has not yet released the identity of the shooter, who died at the scene. Police said they have not yet determined if he took his own life or was shot by Capitol Police, the state division respon- sible for security at the state's courthouses, legislative hall and the governor's mansion. The two men wounded were both Capitol Police officers. The New Castle County Courthouse will be closed Tues- day, Feb. 12. In a statement, Chief ' Justice Myron Steele said, "The violence today has saddened and horrified all of us. I know I can speak for our entire judiciary in thanking the Capitol Police for risking their lives to protect as many of our citizens and employ ees as they could. 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