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Dover Man Arrested with 131 Pounds of Marijuana in Stolen Vehicle 10-10-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-32217

Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 12:52PM

Location:  400 Block of Haslet Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 24-year-old Jaquell McDonald on drug charges after he was found to be in possession of 131.4 pounds of marijuana in a stolen vehicle.  Officers contacted McDonald in the 400 Block of Haslet Street after being dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the area.  Upon arrival, it was determined the vehicle was stolen out of Delaware State Police jurisdiction.  McDonald was contacted by officers and found to have 72.9 grams of marijuana on his person.  A search of the van led to the discovery of an additional 131.4 pounds of marijuana plants.

McDonald was released on a $65,000 unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Tampering with Physical Evidence

Jaquell McDonald
Dover, DE