Newark man arrested in drug bust

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Monday, September 7, 2015
Joshua Gaines

NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) -- Police in Delaware have arrested a man who they say was selling drugs out of his home.

20-year-old Joshua Gaines was arrested at his home on the 200 block of Smithmill Road in Newark on Thursday.

Inside the house, authorities found more than 5 pounds of marijuana, along with mushrooms and Oxycodone pills.

They also discovered a a sawed off shotgun, an AR-15 assault rifle, a 12 gauge shotgun, and more than $2,000 in suspected drug sale cash.

Gaines was charged with two counts of possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a destructive weapon, two counts of possession of a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was arraigned and released after posting $10,200.00 secured bail.