Date/Time: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 at 8:40PM
Location: Area of Loockerman Street and S. Bradford Street, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
A 30-year-old Dover man was arrested on weapons charges after waving what appeared to be a firearm at a group of people on Tuesday night. At approximately 8:40PM, officers responded to the area of S. Bradford Street and Loockerman Street for a report that the man later identified as Dareus Anderson, was waving a firearm in the air. Upon arrival, witnesses advised that Anderson, who was dressed in all red, had been arguing with a several subject in the area and motioned toward his waistband while making threats about a gun. Officers located Anderson and discovered that he had a BB gun tucked in the waistband of his pants. A further search revealed a 7″ butcher knife in his backpack as well. Anderson was taken into custody without incident and will be charged with the following offenses:
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited
Anderson has not been arraigned on the above offenses as he was hospitalized shortly after arrest for an unrelated issue.