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Probation Check Leads to Drug and Gun Charges 8-8-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-25060

Date/Time:   Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at 10:45PM

 Location:  Capital Inn, 1426 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


Officers from the Dover Police Department Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested four people at the Capital Inn on Thursday night.  At approximately 10:45PM, the team of officers were conducting probation related curfew checks, when they entered a room occupied by the four subjects and smelled marijuana and observed a smoke-filled room.  Officers checked the room and discovered that Daekwon Hoskins (22) was in possession of a .40 caliber handgun with an extended magazine, 260.4 grams of marijuana, and a digital scale.  Jameer Roberson was found with an additional 24.6 grams of marijuana, digital scale, and packaging materials.  John Smith (34) and Elijah Stewart (24), were both arrested on outstanding court capias and released on unsecured bond pending a new court date.

Daekwon Hoskins
Age: 22
Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
Possession of Marijuana (Tier 1 Qty)
Drug Paraphernalia
BOND: JTVCC on $67,000 secured bond
Jameer Roberson
Age: 19
Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
Drug Paraphernalia
BOND: Released on Unsecured Bond