Complaint # 50-15-31467/31449
Date/Time: Friday, October 23rd, 2015 at 6:05AM
Location: 100 Block of Cherry Street (two locations)
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
On Friday, October 23rd, the Dover Police Department Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit (DVOC) along with the Delaware State Police, executed search warrants at two homes in the 100 Block of Cherry Street as the result of a drug and firearm investigation. Akil Garrett (41) was found in one residence where officers found a small amount of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia. Garrett was also wanted by Kent County Superior Court on a Capias for Trafficking Cocaine. Officers also located a .32 caliber Taurus handgun belonging to Keontre Hynson. Hynson, who was not at the residence at the time of the search warrant, is wanted for Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited and Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited.
Deangelo Evans (28) was found in the second home, where two firearms with ammunition were recovered. Officers located a .357 revolver belonging to Evans as well as a .22 caliber revolver in another location of the home. It is suspected that the .22 revolver belongs to another person, but is being investigated at this time.