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Wanted Man Flees Police with Handgun, Arrested After Brief Chase 1-4-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-189

Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 9:26AM

Location: Unit Block of S. Queen Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Anthony Ridgeway on Tuesday morning after officers from the Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole attempted to contact him on a Violation of Probation warrant.  Ridgeway (25), fled on foot when officers approached.  Ridgeway was apprehended and found with 3.9 grams of marijuana.  Ridgeway also discarded a loaded .32 caliber revolver during the foot chase that was recovered by officers.  Ridgeway had his bond revoked from a prior case and was committed to JTVCC in default of $30,000 cash bond on the following charges:
Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
Possession of Marijuana
Drug Paraphernalia
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
Resisting Arrest
Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited While Possessing Controlled Substance

Anthony Ridgeway Dover, DE