Bicycle Violation Leads to Gun Arrest 8-15-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-26287

Date/Time:   Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 1:52AM

 Location:  Maple Parkway and N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

Thomas Clark (29), of Dover, was arrested on firearms charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday morning.  Clark was stopped for a traffic (bicycle) violation in the area of Maple Parkway and N. DuPont Highway at 1:52AM, and fled from officers.  Officers pursued Clark on foot and took him into custody following a brief struggle.  Clark was found to be in possession of a .38 revolver in his pocket.  As a result of the incident, Clark was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Resisting Arrest (with force)
-Multiple traffic related violations

Bond information was not available at the time of release.

Thomas Clark