Governor’s Task Force arrest Ellendale man during heroin investigation

LINCOLN – An Ellendale man was arrested by the Delaware State Police Sussex County Governor’s Task Force for heroin distribution.

During an active investigation, the task force received information that Shyron R. Floyd, 39 of Ellendale, was staying at a residence in the 8000 block of North Old State Rd. near Lincoln. He was wanted on three capiases out of Sussex County courts.

Floyd, Shyron RTroopers and probation and parole officers assigned to the task force arrived at the residence Monday, Feb. 29 around 8:15 p.m. where Floyd was seen standing outside of the home.

Upon seeing the detectives, Floyd immediately began to flee on foot into a wooded area north of the residence. Troopers pursued him and gave numerous commands for Floyd to stop before a state police K9 was released and successfully apprehended him without further incident.

Upon searching the area of where Floyd was running, troopers located 102 bags of heroin totaling 1.53 grams, according to the Delaware State Police.

Floyd, who refused any medical attention due to minor abrasions while fleeing through the woods, was transported back to Troop 4 in Georgetown where he was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of a controlled substance (Heroin), tampering with physical evidence, resisting arrest, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Center on $20,000.00 secured bond.

The Milford Chronicle is proud to deliver news to the Greater Milford Community. Follow @ChronicleNews37 on Twitter.

You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. (You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable.) Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box.