Troopers Arrest Man for Drug Dealing

by Pat Haley

The Delaware State Police have arrested 39-year-old Jesse Hart of Cheswold, Delaware for drug dealing after concluding a three-month-long narcotics investigation.

On May 1, 2023, at approximately 8:15 p.m., members of the Kent County Governor’s Task Force executed a search warrant on a residence on the 100 block of Blanton Drive in Cheswold. Troopers contacted Jesse Hart in the home, and he was taken into custody without incident. Troopers searched the residence and found approximately 2,392 wax paper baggies of suspected heroin and over $850 in suspected drug proceeds.

Hart was taken to Troop 3 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Hart was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $35,000 cash bond.

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