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Dover Man Arrested for DUI and Possession of Firearm While Intoxicated 5-28-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-13392

Date/Time:  Sunday, May 24th, 2020 at  12:50AM

Location:  South Governors Avenue at Webbs Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Deshawn Watson (30) for DUI and firearm charges during a traffic stop on Sunday morning.  At approximately 12:50AM, Watson was observed running a red light at S. Governors Avenue and Webb’s Lane.  During the following traffic stop, Watson was determined to be under the influence of alcohol.  Watson was also in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun.

Watson was later released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Failure to Stop at a Red Light
-Possession of Firearm While Intoxicated

Deshawn Watson
Dover, DE