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I Jill mlllltllJ IJL. a!l]liiarpJ ,1 u um 10 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 - MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010 NEWS Police & Fire Wrap-Up)) DELAWARE STATE POLICE PHOTO STATE TROOPERS seized 78 marijuana plants that were growing in a wooded plot on Round Pole Bridge Road in Milton. Milton father,, son charged for manufacturing marijuana Delaware State Police ai'rested father and son Clifford W. David Sr. and Clifford W. David Jr. Mon- day, Oct. 11, for drug-related of- fenses. According to a press re- lease from Cpl. Brtce Harris, state police spokesman, the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit and the Sussex Coun- ty Governor's Task Force con- ducted an investigation into mar- ijuana manufacturing off of Round Pole Bridge Road in Mil- ton. The officers located 78 marijuana plants growing in a wooded plot that is adjacent to the property owned by Clifford W. David Sr., who lives on Round Pole Bridge Road. Troopers initially searched David Sr.'s Ford F-150 pickup truck and seized a .22-caliber ri- fle and ammunition. Based on information the troopers had that linked David Sr., 49, and David Jr., 19, to manufacturing the marijuana plants found adja- cent to their property, police ob- tained a warrant to search the Davids' residence. During that search, which in- cluded surrounding property, police seized two loaded rifles, additional quantities of marijua- na, marijuana seeds, water jugs, fertilizer materials, a scale, mari- juana smoking pipes, Endocet and oxycodone. The elder David's E-year-old son was at home at the time of the search. The total weight of the mari- juana plants amounts to approxi- mately 70 pounds of the dried plant that gets sold on the street, stated the release. According to the state police illegal-drug price index, the esti- mated street value of the mari- juana is approximately $70,000. Clifford DavisSr. Clifford Davis Jr. David Sr. was charged with trafficking marijuana, possession Of a firearm during the commis- sion of a felony, four counts of possession of a firearm or am- munition by a person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon - a firearm; manufactur- ing marijuana, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, maintaining a dwelling for keep- ing controlled substances, sec- ond-degree conspiracy, second- degree reckless endangering; possession of a narcotic Sched- ule II controlled substance for the oxycodone, three counts of possession of dru. g parapherna- lia, endangering the welfare of a child and resisting arrest. He was remanded to Sussex Correc- tional Institution (SCI) in default of $34,500 cash bond David Jr. was charged with trafficking marijuana, possession of a firearm during the commis- sion of a felony, manufacturing marijuana, possession with in- tent to deliver marijuana, main- taining a dwelling for keeping controlled substances, second- degree conspiracy and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was remand- ed to SCI in default of $16,500 se- cured bond. Source: Delaware State Police news release Flat-screen 11/targeted in Elk Camp Road theft State police are investigating a burglary that occurred between Sept. 19 and Oct. 2, at a home on Ell Camp Road. Cpl. Bruce Harris, state police spokesman, said someone climbed through a window to get inside the residence. The thief removed a 37-inch, LG fiat-screen TV and DVDs. The estimated value of the stolen property is more than $500, and the damage to the home was approximately $100. Po- lice are asking anyone with information to call Det. ].S. Evans at 856- 5850, Ext. 214, or Det. Scott Gray at Ext. 227. Property stolen from construction site State police detectives are seeking public assistance in a burglary investigation. Accord- ing to a press release from Cpl. Bruce Harris, state police spokesman, sometime between Saturday, Oct. 9, and Sunday, Oct. 10, someone entered a construc- tion site on West Angola Road and removed a lock from a con- struction trailer owned by the George & Lynch construction f'irm. The burglar or burglars stole a Wacker-brand ground tamp, model 610; a gray and orange Bell-brand ground tamp; a gray David White-brand transit; tan and black Berger-brand site lev- el; yellow and black DeWalt 18- volt rotary laser; and DeWalt im- pact wrenches. The egtimated value of the stolen property was more than $6,400, stated Harris. Police are asking anyone with information to call Det. J.S. Evans at 856-5850, Ext. 214, or Det. Scott Gray at Ext. 227. Information can also be forwarded to call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at tipsub- Callers can remain anonymous. Thief targets Rehoboth senior citizen's home State police are seeking infor- marion that will lead them to the identity of the person or people who stole an estimated $8,430 worth of property from a 77- year-old Rehoboth Beach man. Cpl. Bruce Harris, state police spokesman, said the victim left his home on Marshall Road at approximately 1:30 p.m., Oct. 6, and when he returned at about 6".30 p.m., he noticed items in his home had been moved. The man then searched through his residence and dis- covered the following property was stolen: a pair of 1-carat, square-cut diamond earrings; black onyx oval ring;, black and silver bracelet, square-shaped earrings; necklace with rectan- gular pendant; gold watch with cracked glass; gold wedding band; diamond necklace with white gold; Wii game system; 19- inch Sony plasma TV; laptop computer, and alcohol. WEEKLY STATISTICS Ddaw SbiPoke Tro7 Complaints 318 Traffic Arrests 296 Criminal Arrests 53 Complaints 108 Traffic Arrests 33 Criminal Arrests 3 Civil Complaints 3 Fugitives Apprehended 1 tmulim Cornlints 26 Traffic Arrests " 27 Domestic V'mtence 1 Fugitives Apprehended 1 F-- Police deterrred the burglar entered the hone through an un- secured rear garage door that led into the home. police are asking anyone with in Formation to call Det. Mark ]us :ice at 856-5850, Ext. 209. Shots fired in Burton Village; no, me hurt State police a 'e investigating a report of shots fired at approxi- mately 9:45 p.m,, Sept. 27, in Bur- ton Village. C L Bruce Harris, state police s okesman, said troopers were, iispatched to the south end of ihe community where the gree] l power box is lo- cated. When tey arrived, they contacted a 40-,ear-old female, a 31-year-old femile and a 62-year- old male. All[three had been struck by a projectile of some sort, but none 9f them required medical attention. Harris said police believe te gun used may have had pelldtlike proiectiles. / Cape Gazette The only description available of the suspect was that he was a black male who may have been between 18 and 30 years old, and the weapon he had resembled a shotgun. Police are asking any- one with information to call Det. Kelly Wells at 856-5850, Ext. 224. Thefts from vehicles continue in region State police are continuing to see thefts from Unlocked vehi- cles in the Cape Region. Streets or neighborhoods that reported problems from Oct. 3 through Oct. 9 are Clendaniel Pond Road, Ellendale; Blue Ridge Drive, Leisure Point, Millsboro; Loop Drive, Millsboro; Wolfe Pointe Court, Rehoboth Beach; Savan- nah Road, Lewes; Captain's Walk, Pot-Nets Seaside; and In- dian Meadows. Police are urging people to keep their vehicles locked at all times, even when they are parked in driveways. POLII00 SEEK HELP MAKING ID DELAWARE STATE POLICE are seeking the identity of a man they believe is involved in a marijuana mam,'factUri operation. Police lo- cated plants in a wooded area near Milford. They are asking anyone with information about the case to call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333, where calls can be anonymous or online at tipsubmit.oom. DELAWA 10111t1 i:or week of C L 10/04/10 10/0'10  10t07/10 I 10108/10 10/08/10  10/08/10 Iq lO/lO/lO K.. 1- PalXOpe 2-mrtyaam 4-mety S- Peonal injun/ 6 - Prkln injury Numbers: firs belt arrests; fq 7, Lewes 11, 2,13, 9 Georgetown 10,5,4,2 E STATE POUCE PHOTOS 'EI(i.Y ACCIDENT UPDATE ctober 4-October 10, 2010 )ute 1 rtorthbound and Bryan Dr. )ute I northbound and Miller Rd. )ute 1 southbound and Shady Rd. )ute 1 southbound and Burger King parking lot )ute 1 southbound and Miller Rd. )ute t southbound and Cave Neck Rd. ute 1 northbound and Old Landing Rd. nnage over 500 7 - Bicydist injury ver $1300 8- Hit and run over $100 mge under $1,500 9 - I-lit and run undm $1,500 $1,500 IO- Fatld CZ - ConmdJon ne *-c=t out lira hdlumm Rqlt , DUI arrests; second, DUls in crashes; third, seat urth0 seat belt assessments Troop 5, Troop 1, Troop 6, Bridgeville Penny Hill Price's Corner 8,5,1,4 4,1,14,3 12,7,14,10 'hoopS, 'lr--r,0,op 2, 9, Camden Glasgow Odessa 5,10, 5 13,2,2,4 2,1,8,12 naon pro by Deldware State Police Troop 7 4 2 2 9 4 2 4