One Arrested, 2nd Suspect Sought on Drug and Gun Charges from Frear Drive Investigation 6-7-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-17438

Date/Time:   Thursday, June 6th, 2019 at 5:35PM

Location:   300 Block of Frear Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department with the assistance of Delaware Probation and Parole arrested 27-year-old Nathaniel Hampton on Thursday afternoon on drug and gun charges. following an investigation.  Hampton was contacted by officers in the 300 Block of Frear Drive at approximately 5:35PM and fled on foot from officers, but was apprehended quickly.  Officers then conducted a search warrant at Hampton’s residence and located 595.1 grams of marijuana, paraphernalia, and a .25 caliber handgun with an obliterated serial number.  

Hampton, who was out on bail on charges stemming from a January 2019 incident on Frear Drive, had his bail revoked from that incident and was committed to SCI in default of an additional $64,000 Secured Bond on the following new charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Possession of Firearm During Commission Felony
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Resisting Arrest
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (4x)

Hampton’s 34-year-old girlfriend, Vanessa Leon, is currently wanted by Dover Police on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Possession of Firearm During Commission Felony
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (4x)

Nathaniel Hampton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vanessa Leon

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