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Search Warrant Leads to Drug and Weapon Charges 8-4-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-26071

Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 3:50PM

Location:   100 Block of Madison Court, Dover, DE 19904

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


The Dover Police Department along with Delaware Probation and Parole concluded a drug investigation with the execution of a search warrant on Wednesday afternoon.  Officers searched a house in the 100 Block of Madison Court at 3:50PM on Wednesday which led to the discovery of the following items:
-615.1 grams of marijuana
-3.8 grams of cocaine
-Bersa .380 Handgun
-US Importer Walther Fort Smith .22 Caliber Rifle
-12 gauge Mossberg 500 Shotgun


Donovan Maldonado was taken into custody without incident.  There were six children in the home at the time of the incident.  Maldonado was committed to JTVCC in default of $25,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Aggravated Possession of Marijuana
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (6x)