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Dover Man Charged with Drug and Weapons Offenses After Fleeing on Bicycle 9-27-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-31471

Date/Time:   Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 9:46PM

Location:  300 Block of Cecil Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested 44-year-old Rodney Morris on drug and weapons offenses following an investigation on Tuesday evening.  Officers contacted Morris in the area of Fulton Street and New Street following a drug investigation.  Morris then fled on a bicycle from officers.  A short time later, Morris was apprehended and found to be in possession of 5.4 grams of crack cocaine, 9.3 grams of marijuana, and a loaded .40 caliber handgun.  Morris was committed to JTVCC in default of $32,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Tampering with Physical Evidence

Robert Morris