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Police Arrest Man After Assaulting Woman, Find Gun 1-22-2014

Incident #: 50-14-01814     Date/Time: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:15PM

Location:  223 North Queen Street, Dover, DE

On Wednesday, January 22nd, Dover Police responded to 223 North Queen Street in reference to a domestic assault.  The investigation revealed that the suspect (Marcus Jones-DOB: 7-20-1984) threatened the victim with a handgun after an argument in which the victim sustained physical injuries.  Officers obtained a search warrant for the residence and located a silver and black Cobra Handgun with ammunition in the residence.  Inspection of the weapon revealed that the serial numbers had been scratched off, preventing identification.   Jones was arrested and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of a $13,500 secured bond.

Marcus Jones DOB: 7-20-1984 (29) 234 North New Street, Dover Charges:
Marcus Jones
DOB: 7-20-1984 (29)
234 North New Street, Dover

Charges: Aggravated Menacing
Criminal Contempt of a Domestic PFA
Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
Assault 3rd
Terrorist Threatening (2 counts)
Endangering the Welfare of a Child
Poss of a Weapon with a Removed Serial Number



Residential Burglary in Towne Point Neighborhood 1-21-2013

Incident #: 50-14-01785     Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Location:  821 Bacon Avenue, Dover, DE

The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that took place between 8:15 AM and 6:00PM on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.  During that time, an unknown suspect(s) entered the vacant home through a rear door by forcing entry with an unknown tool/object.  Once inside the suspect(s) removed various electronic items and prescription medications.  Anyone with any information should contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111.  You may also submit an anonymous tip with Delaware Crime Stoppers by phone at: 1-800-847-3333 or online at:  http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com/