Dozens arrested in drug crackdown; 10,000 bags of heroin seized

Smack DownMINQUADALE, DELAWARE (5/30/2015) More than two dozen people were arrested and others are being sought in a crackdown on illegal drug trafficking and violence, New Castle County police announced Friday.

The arrests Thursday in the county, including in Wilmington, were made by county and city police, Delaware State Police and the FBI.

The investigation, dubbed “Operation Smack Down,” began in August and focused on drug trafficking led by Adrin Smack and others in New Castle County, police said.

The U.S. Marshals Office, Maryland State Police, Delaware Department of Correction Probation and Parole officers and the Delaware Department of Justice also were involved in the nine-month investigation, which resulted in more than 400 counts in criminal indictments being issued for drug distribution, weapons possession, possession of illegal drugs, conspiracy and related offenses.

Police said they seized:

• 10,524 bags of heroin (about 158 grams)
• 27.4 grams of marijuana
• 35.5 grams of cocaine
• $17,054 cash
• A 9 mm handgun
• A .32 caliber revolver
• Ammunition

The arrests included these people, county police said:

  1. Adrin Smack
  2. Corey Brittingham
  3. Mik’trell Spriggs
  4. Branden Carrigan
  5. Kiree Wise
  6. Bryan Shahadi
  7. Kenneth Coleman
  8. Charles Coleman
  9. Kevin Coleman
  10. Al-ghanny Price
  11. Jesus Vasquez
  12. Michael Dorn
  13. Louis Visco
  14. Tyerin Anderson
  15. Ryan Kasees
  16. Stefan Zyskowski
  17. Richard Lauda
  18. Sherry White
  19. Daniel Haye
  20. Aaron Alexander
  21. Joshua Taylor
  22. Casie Huber
  23. Hulon Spences
  24. Jesse Jorge
  25. Amy Suber
  26. Jessica Zeimer
  27. William Roberts
  28. Jesse Jorge
  29. Darnell Smallwood

Arrest warrants have been obtained for the following:

  1. Javon Cannon, 26
  2. Adam Graham, 22
  3. Jonathan Hilbeck, 23
  4. Tiffany Smack, 26
  5. Marco Medina-Acosta, 21
  6. Robin Spicer, 26
  7. Danielle Terry, 27
Javon Cannon
Javon Cannon
Adam Graham
Adam Graham
Jonathan Hilbeck
Jonathan Hilbeck
Tiffany Smack
Tiffany Smack
Marco Medina-Acosta
Marco Medina-Acosta
Robin Spicer
Robin Spicer
Danielle Terry
Danielle Terry

Police asked anyone with information on those still wanted to call 302-573-2800.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or