For Immediate Release
Seaford Man Indicted for Gun, Heroin Charges
WILMINGTON, Del. – David C. Weiss, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that Tromar Mapp, age 28, of Seaford, Delaware, was charged by Indictment earlier this month with possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, three counts of distribution of heroin, and one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin.
For the possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking charge, Mapp faces a mandatory minimum sentence of five years imprisonment and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. For the possession of a firearm by a prohibited person charge, Mapp faces a maximum penalty of ten years imprisonment. The maximum penalty for each heroin charge is twenty years imprisonment.
The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with assistance from the Delaware State Police and the Seaford Police Department. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer K. Welsh.
The charges in the Indictment are only allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
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