(Wilmington, De 19805) Spanning the month of May, detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police assigned to Operation Safe Streets investigated reports of a large drug operation being run in the community of Alban Park.
Yesterday (Jun 1) sufficient evidence was uncovered, and a search warrant was created and executed at the residence on the 600 block of Homestead Road.
Inside this residence, 33-year-old Terrance Simmons and 28-year-old Stephany Pedroza were taken into custody without incident. Also, inside the residence detectives located: 19.8 pounds of Marijuana, 51.5 grams of Psilocybin Mushrooms, and equipment to grow the Marijuana.
Detectives also discovered and seized three handguns, two rifles, and $1,706 of US currency.
Both Simmons and Pedroza were transported to police headquarters and charged with five counts of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, one count of felony Possession with Intent to Deliver a Tier 3 Controlled Substance, one count of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance Tier 3, one count of felony Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (controlled substance), one count of felony Conspiracy 2nd, two counts of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare of a Child, one count of misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and one count of misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription.
Both were also arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and each was held in lieu of $292, 000 secured bail.