Handgun Found in Stolen Vehicle, Two Arrested 7-20-15

Complaint # 50-15-20499

Date/Time: Sunday, July 19, 2015 at 1:23PM

Location:  South Bay Road at Transportation Circle (Traffic Stop), Dover, Delaware

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer

Narrative:

A Sunday afternoon traffic stop led to two arrests after it was learned the vehicle was stolen and there was a handgun inside.  At approximately 1:23PM, Dover Police stopped a 2003 Mazda Protege for a traffic violation (fictitious tags).  As the officer ran the VIN of the vehicle, it was learned that it was stolen out of Milford, DE.  Both driver (Kevin Woods, 29) and passenger (Dontrelle Shields, 22) were taken into custody without incident.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a .380 handgun underneath of the passenger seat where Shields was seated.

Dontrelle Shields Age: 22 Address: 900 Block of S/E 3rd Street, Milford, DE Charges: Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited Possession of Ammo by Person Prohibited Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon

Dontrelle Shields
Age: 22
Address: 900 Block of S/E 3rd Street, Milford, DE
Charges:
Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
Possession of Ammo by Person Prohibited
Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
Bond: 11,000 Secured (JTVCC)

 

 

Kevin Woods Age: 29 29000 Block of North Oak Road, Seaford, DE Charges: Receiving Stolen Property Bond: $1,000 Secured (JTVCC)

Kevin Woods
Age: 29
29000 Block of North Oak Road, Seaford, DE
Charges:
Receiving Stolen Property
Bond: $1,000 Secured (JTVCC)

 

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