Skip to main content

Four Wayne Residents Arrested for Drug Possession, Distribution

By kbm0423 on
Wayne

Wayne Police officials announce the arrest of four Wayne residents on drug-related charges.

According to officials, in recent months, the Wayne Police Department received multiple complaints from concerned citizens regarding drug distribution occurring from a specific unit within Finn’s Mobile Home Park. 

Police officials said that in response, members of the Wayne Police Special Operations Unit and the Wayne Police Detective Bureau conducted an investigation, including many hours of surveillance on the location and suspects. 

During the course of this investigation, detectives witnessed the suspects engage in the distribution of heroin and intercepted the buyers. 

According to police, on Wednesday, June 8, the Wayne Police Special Operations Unit, Wayne Police Detective Bureau and officers assigned to the Wayne Police Enforcement Unit surveilled the target location and suspects and again observed them engaged in drug distribution. 

Police stopped the suspects, and they were found to be in possession of heroin. A subsequent search of their residence yielded more heroin along with Xanax.  

Arrested were the following residents of Wayne: 

  • Travis Evans and Savannah Lee Sommer were charged with Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs, Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Heroin), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with Intent to Distribute (Heroin), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with Intent to Distribute (Xanax), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Heroin), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Xanax). 
  • Savannah Lee Sommer was charged additionally with the Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Heroin) and with the Distribution of Heroin within 500 Feet of a Public Park.
  • William Vanginneken was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. 
  • Elvis Romero was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.

All arrestees were released on summonses in accordance with bail reform guidelines.

The charges against all named arrestees are merely accusations and are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.