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Fight Between Roommates Leads to Drug/Gun Charges 7-29-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-25437

Date/Time:  Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 4:11AM

Location:   Stevenson Drive, Dover, DE (Manchester Square Apts)

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 34-year-old Chad Henderson after responding to a residence on Stevenson Drive for an argument between roommates.  While responding to the scene, the other occupant in the apartment called Dover Police to advise that Henderson was waving a firearm in the air and making threats to use it.  When police arrived, they observed Henderson pacing in the living room through the window.  Officers knocked on the door and Henderson removed the gun from his back pocket and attempted to hide it in a bedroom.  Police took Henderson into custody and discovered 7 grams of cocaine on his person, a switch-blade style knife, and a gram of marijuana.  A Ruger .380 pistol was also located and recovered by police.

Henderson was committed to JTVCC in default of $37,250 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon (2x-knife/firearm)
-Possession of Marijuana
-Endangering Welfare of a Child
-Drug Paraphernalia

Chad Henderson
Chad Henderson