Date/Time: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at 6:57PM
Location: S. DuPont Highway, south of East Loockerman Street, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department arrested 51-year-old Nathan Ward on drug charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018. At approximately 6:57PM, officers stopped Ward, who was operating a maroon Toyota Camry, for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Ward was found in possession of 2.8 grams of marijuana and 9.7 grams of crack cocaine packaged for sale. Ward was taken into custody without incident and charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Crack Cocaine Tier 1
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Possession of Marijuana
Ward was released on unsecured bond.