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Two Arrested on Drug Charges 7-12-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-22280

Date/Time:   Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 3:43PM

Location:  200 Block of West Reed Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested two men on drug charges on Tuesday afternoon during a drug investigation.  Officers contacted Quinton Russ (34)  and found him to be in possession of a full vial of PCP.  During an administrative search (Russ is on Level 3 probation) of Russ’ vehicle, additional PCP was found for a total of 42.52 grams of the substance.

Thomas Clark (29) was also contacted with Russ and found to be in possession of six MDMA pills.  Both suspects were taken into custody without incident.  Clark was released on unsecured bond on a Possession of MDMA charge.  Russ was committed to JTVCC in default of $20,100 secured bond and a Violation of Probation on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver PCP
-Possession of PCP
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Quinton Russ
Thomas Clark

Dover Police and Target Host National Night Out 2017 7-12-2017

The Dover Police Department will once again bring the National Night Out to the Target parking lot on Tuesday, August 1st from 6-8pm.  The event brings the Dover Police Department, along with several emergency agencies and military personnel to one place where the public can bring their families to meet and greet local heroes and see the equipment used in their jobs while forming a positive relationship with the community.  In addition to appearances and demonstrations by these agencies, Night Out will feature fun activities for all ages along with food and beverages for all while supplies last.  The Dover Police Department and Target Department Store look forward to continuing the National Night Out tradition and their relationship to improve the Dover community through events such as this and the Holiday Heroes Christmas program.  The National Night Out  provides a variety of agencies with an opportunity to show our citizens what services they provide, the vehicles and equipment they use, and a chance to interact with personnel in a relaxed atmosphere.   WSFS and the Dover Police Department will join together to bring a “shred event” to the National Night Out for the 3rd consecutive year.  The public is invited to bring personal documents to be shredded beginning at 5pm and ending at 8pm that day.  There will also be K9 demonstrations and Dover Police motorcycle demonstrations at during the event.


MEDIA:  Media are welcome to attend the event. Requests for images from previous events should be made through M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman by email at: mark.hoffman@cj.state.de.us