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Dover Man Arrested for DUI and Firearm Possession While Intoxicated After Being Found Asleep at the Wheel 5-28-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-13692

Date/Time:  Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 at  10:41PM

Location:  Blue Beach Drive and Alder Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Shawn Schlegel (43) for DUI and firearm charges during a traffic stop on Wednesday evening.  At approximately 10:41, Schlegel was contacted by officers responding to a man slumped over the steering wheel in the area of Blue Beach Drive and Alder Road.  During the stop, Schlegel was determined to be under the influence of alcohol.  Schlegel was also found to have a loaded 9mm handgun in the vehicle.

Schlegel was later released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm While Intoxicated

Shawn Schlegel Dover, DE