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

Narrative:

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

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