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Traffic Stop Leads to Firearms and Drug Arrests 1-17-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-1981

Date/Time:  Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 8:39PM

Location:  Persimmon Tree Apartments, 500 Persimmon Tree Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested two on firearms and marijuana charges during a traffic stop on Thursday night.  At approximately 8:39PM, officers observed a silver sedan traveling southbound on Bay Road with one headlight.  Officers stopped the vehicle in the area of Bay Road and Presidents Drive.  During the vehicle stop, officers detected a strong door of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a loaded handgun that had been previously reported stolen, 53 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, and packaging materials.  Lamar Howard (17) and Sadique Ingram (19) were both taken into custody without incident.

Lamar Howard was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Receiving Stolen Firearm
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Drug Paraphernalia
Bond information was not available at time of release.

Sadique Ingram was released after being charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia

Sadique Ingram
Age: 19
Dover, DE
Lamar Howard
Age: 17
Dover, DE