The Delaware State Police arrested 47-year-old William McQueeney of Selbyville, Delaware for drug dealing and illegal firearms possession after executing a search warrant on his home in Selbyville.

Approximately two months ago, detectives from the Sussex Drug Unit began investigating McQueeney, who was suspected of dealing drugs in both Delaware and Maryland. On June 22, 2023, at approximately 1:46 p.m., detectives from the Sussex Drug Unit and the Sussex County Governor’s Task Force executed a search warrant on McQueeney’s residence on Hosier Street in Selbyville. McQueeney was taken into custody without incident in his parked car outside of the home.

Detectives searched the property and McQueeney’s car and discovered the following:

  • Approximately 18.13 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 3.49 grams of psilocybin mushrooms
  • Five handguns
  • One shotgun
  • Three rifles
  • Various rounds of ammunition and magazines
  • Over $6,700 in suspected drug dealing proceeds
  • Numerous items of drug paraphernalia

McQueeney was taken to Troop 4 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm While Possessing a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 9 counts
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 2 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity (Felony)
  • Maintaining a Drug Property (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – 2 counts

McQueeney was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $281,400 cash bond.