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Dover Man Arrested on Gun Charges During Traffic Stop 4-11-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-10926

Date/Time:  Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 1:50PM

Location: DuPont Highway and Division Street, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 29-year-old Michael Palmer Jr. on marijuana and firearms charges following a traffic stop on Monday afternoon.  Officers stopped Palmer in the area of DuPont Highway and Division Street, when they observed a bag of marijuana in the center console.  A further search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a .25 caliber handgun and, 12.4 grams of marijuana, and $3,792.00 in suspected drug proceeds.  Palmer was released on $113,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony

Michael Palmer Jr.