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Dover Police Arrest Robbery Suspect In Possession of Handgun 12-29-14

Incident #: 50-14-35142   Date: Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 10:15PM

Location:  Hazletville Road/West North Street, Dover, DE

Officers from the Safe Street and Dover Police Street Crimes Unit arrested Duante Morrison (22) during a traffic stop on Sunday night. At approximately 10:15PM, officers stopped a vehicle and identified the rear passenger as Duante Morrison.  Morrison was wanted for Robbery 1st Degree and other charges from an August 4th incident.  While Morrison was being taken into custody, he attempted to remove an item from his waistband.  Officers quickly took control of Morrison and discovered the item to be a .22 caliber handgun, which was fully loaded.  In addition to the charges from the August 5th Robbery, Morrison was charges with Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, and Possession of Firearm During Commission of a Felony.  Morrison was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $116,000 Secured Bond.

Officer Releasing Information:
Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information OfficerDuante Morrison Age: 22