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Traffic Stop on Walker Road Leads to Drug Arrest 2-24-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-6266

Date/Time:  Sunday, February 24, 2020 at 8:30PM

Location:  Walker Road, East of Butner Place, Dover, DE (Traffic Stop)

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 29-year-old Markus King on drug charges following a traffic stop on Sunday evening.  At approximately 8:30PM, officers stopped King in the area of Walker Road and Butner Place for driving without headlights.  When they contacted King in the vehicle, officers observed illegal drugs in plain view.  A search of the vehicle and King, led to the seizure of 7.9 grams of cocaine, 15 doses of MDMA, 15.6 grams of marijuana, and $1,035 in drug proceeds.  

King was released on an unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of MDMA
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession of Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

Markus King
Age: 29
Camden, DE