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Dover Police Arrest Man on Gun Charges 10-7-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-31910

Date/Time:  Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 11:54PM

Location:  200 Block of S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Dakota Borntreger on weapons offenses on Saturday night.  Officers contacted Borntreger in the 200 Block of S. DuPont Highway after being observed operating a vehicle in the area.  Borntreger was wanted by the Delaware State Police at the time for Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited.  

Borntreger was taken into custody without incident and was found to be in possession of a 9mm handgun with a obliterated serial number.  

Borntreger was committed to SCI on a $20,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by  Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number

Dakota Borntreger
Age: 18
Dover, DE