Date/Time: Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 11:09AM
Location: South Kirkwood Street and Forest Street (Traffic Stop), Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department arrested Larry Benson (29) after a traffic stop on Friday when it was discovered he was carrying two firearms. Benson was stopped at 11:09AM in the area of South Kirkwood Street and Forest Street for a traffic violation when officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. When Benson exited the vehicle, it as discovered that there was a handgun between the driver seat and center console of the vehicle. Officers then located a second handgun in a gym bag that was in the vehicle. The second gun was reported stolen out of Aberdeen, MD. Benson was charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon and Receiving a Stolen Firearm. Benson was released after posting bond.
A mugshot was not available at the time of release.