Del. twin brothers, 3 others arrested on drug charges

Pictured: Eric and Deric Forney

March 8, 2013 6:12:10 PM PST
Police have arrested a Wilmington man, his twin brother and three others on a list of drug and weapons charges.

It started around 10:00 Thursday night on the 400 block of South Jackson Street.

Authorities say members of Operation Safe Streets received information leading them to the home.

Officers arrested 24-year-old Deric Forney at the scene in possession of a handgun, 96 bags of heroin, .5 grams of marijuana, eight Alprazolam pills, more than $1,600 in cash.

Police went to Forney's home on the 100 block of Lower Oak Street where they found and arrested his twin brother 24-year-old Eric Forney.

Also arrested were 44-year-old Lisa Anderson, 22-year-old Amanda N. Green, and 33-year-old Spurgen Knox.

Police recovered a number of weapons including a 12 gauge shotgun, 36.2 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and more than $2,100 in cash.

As of Friday night, all five suspects were still awaiting arraignment.