Two Arrested After Suspect Pulls Gun During Foot Chase 2-5-15
Complaint # 50-16-3714
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 8:59PM
Location: 400 Block of Barrister Place, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department arrested Zhamir Cooper-Watson on Wednesday night after he pulled a handgun out during a foot pursuit. Cooper-Watson was contacted in the area of Barrister Place, along with two other individuals, after officers were responding to a call of an armed robbery at Dover East Estates. As the officer approached the group, Cooper-Watson fled on foot and was chased by the officer. Cooper-Watson reached inside his coat and pulled out a handgun, but complied with officers commands to drop his weapon. The handgun was a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver, loaded with five rounds of ammunition. The two subjects that were with Cooper-Watson stayed in the Barrister Place area with a Dover Police Cadet during the incident. One subject was set free after being interviewed, however Sameer Dover was found to be in possession of 27.6 grams of marijuana.
Address: 100 Block of Lady Bug Drive, Dover
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Bond: Released on O.R.
Address: 400 Block of Barrister Place
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
Bond: Committed to JTVCC $5,500 Secured bond