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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Firearm and Drug Charges 11-10-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-36936

Date/Time:   Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 3:35

Location:  800 Block of Paul Street, Dover, DE 

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Godfrey Webb (24) on drug and firearms charges following a traffic stop on Wednesday afternoon.  Officers from the Dover Police Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole were in the 800 Block of Paul Street, when they witnessed Webb commit a traffic violation.  As a result of the vehicle stop, officers located 9.7 grams of marijuana and a loaded 9mm handgun in the vehicle.

Webb was released on $7,150 unsecured bond after being charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Drug Parphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

Webb’s passenger, Christian Cole (23), was also charged with resisting arrest when officers took him into custody on a local fugitive charge.

Godfrey Webb
Christian Cole