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Dover Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police With Handgun 3-27-15

Incident #: 50-15-7627  Date/Time:  Friday, March 27, 2015 at 4:36AM

Location:  Unit Block of North Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

On Friday, March 27th at 4:36AM, the Dover Police Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit attempted to contact Thomas Clark (27) in the area of North Governors Avenue.  Clark fled from officers on foot and was caught after a lengthy foot pursuit.  Officers observed Clark drop an item while he ran, and when they returned to search the path that Clark ran, they discovered a Glock 9mm handgun, loaded with 13 rounds of ammunition and an obliterated serial number.  Clark was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7, where he was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $10,500 cash for the following charges:

-Possession of Firearm with Altered/Obliterated Serial Number
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited (Previous Felony Conviction)
-Resisting Arrest

-Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Photo of the gun that Clark was carrying
Photo of the gun that Clark was carrying
Thomas Clark Age: 27 Address: 200 Block of Mary Street
Thomas Clark
Age: 27
Address: 200 Block of Mary Street

Weekly Shoplifter Arrests 3/19/15-3/26/15

The Dover Police Department responded to 10  shoplifting calls between Noon on March 19th and Noon on March 26th.  Of those 10 shoplifting complaints, four are still under investigation and arrests were made/warrants obtained in six cases. A total of six adults  were arrested or have warrants for their arrest during this period.