A six month joint investigation led to multiple arrests and seizure of 79,500 bags of heroin among other drugs and weapons.
Delaware State Police dubbed the investigation “Operation No Way Out.” It was conducted with help from the Kent and Sussex County Governor’s Task Force, New Castle County Drug Unit, DEA-Salisbury, Maryland State Police and Wicomico County Narcotics Task Force.
Police say a large scale heroin distribution ring was led by 27-year-old Brandon Ways of Smyrna and 25-year-old Torontay Mann of Seaford were the ring leaders. After executing search warrants around the state including searches in Dover and Seaford, police arrested Mann and Ways. They also arrested their accused associates including 30-year-old Vanity Corea of Seaford, 32-year-old Norquetta Heath of Seaford and 21-year-old Angeline Metelus of Bridgeville.
Police say the group ran their heroin business out of three homes in Seaford and another in Salisbury Maryland.
The accused face charges including possession of heroin in a tier 5 quantity, possession to deliver heroin and gun charges.