Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Three Men for Firearms and Drug Charges 1-8-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-00811

Date/Time:  January 7th, 2020 at 8:22PM

Location:  West Division Street and S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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

Narrative:

Three men were charged with firearm and drug charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday evening.  Officers stopped a black Dodge Dart in the area of West Division Street and S. DuPont Highway at approximately 8:22PM for a traffic violation.  When the officers approached the vehicle, they could detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  During a search of the vehicle, officers located a loaded 9mm handgun with an extended magazine, 2.1 grams of marijuana, 9 doses of ecstasy, and $460 in drug proceeds.  

All three occupants were taken into custody without incident.

Girard Gregory (30, driver) was committed to SCI on a $36,200 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Mykal Dempster (31, front passenger) was committed to SCI on a $43,100 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Violation of Probation

Charles Jackson (45, rear passenger) was released on a civil violation for Possession of Marijuana.

Charles Jackson
Age: 45
Dover, DE

Mykal Dempster
Age: 31
Dover, DE

Girard Gregory
Age: 30
Dover, DE

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