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Arrest Made After Car Shot on Farmview Drive 1-17-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2003

Date/Time:  Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 2:13AM

Location:  1200 Block of N. Farmview Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested a 22-year-old Dover man on firearms charges after he shot a vehicle on Friday morning.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:13AM, when officers were called to the area of N. Farmview Drive for a report of shots fired.  Witnesses reported that a dark blue or black Durango was seen circling the area at the time of the shooting. Officers located a dark blue Durango being operated in the area of West North Street and S. Queen Street a short time later and attempted to stop it.  The vehicle failed to stop, traveling approximately one mile before stopping.  

Once stopped, Kevin Wilkerson was taken into custody without incident.  Wilkerson was in possession of “K2”, often referred to as “synthetic marijuana.”  Officers were then able to confirm that a vehicle belonging to an ex-girlfriend of the suspect on N. Farmview Drive had been struck by gunfire multiple times.  Wilkerson agreed to show officers where he disposed of the firearm he used to shoot the vehicle.  Officers located a .380 handgun with an obliterated serial number in front of a business in the 300 Block of S. Governors Avenue as a result of the information provided by Wilkerson.  

Wilkerson was later committed to SCI on a $20,700 cash bond and a Violation o Probation on the following offenses:
-Criminal Mischief
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Disregard Police Signal
-Possession of Controlled Substance
-Traffic Violations

Kevin Wilkerson
Dover, DE