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Fugitive Arrested with Large Amount of Marijuana at Hotel 1-9-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-839

Date/Time:   Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 10:53AM

Location: Super 8, 348 North Dupont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested 24-year-old Shannon Johnson on drug charges on Monday morning.  Johnson was wanted by the Dover Police Department for domestic related offenses in July of 2017.  When officers made contact with Johnson, they observed a large quantity of marijuana in plain view.  As a result of the arrest, officers located 1,149.8 grams (40 ounces) of marijuana, $1,673 dollars in suspected drug proceeds, and packaging material for resale of marijuana.  Johnson was released on unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana (Tier 1)
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (1-month old baby present in the room)

Shannon Johnson