Dover Man Charged with Firearms and Drug Offenses Following Probation Check 7-23-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-18192

Date/Time:  Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 at 5:57PM

Location:  Kent Budget Motel, 363 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   Sergeant Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department charged Tyrell Joseph (32) with firearms and drug offenses after assisting Delaware Probation and Parole officers with a probation check.  Delaware Probation and Parole officers conducted the check at Joseph’s hotel room at 363 North DuPont Highway.  During the search of the room, officers located a .45 caliber  handgun, 17.1 grams of MDMA (ecstasy), 71.5 Xanax pills, 35 Oxycodone pills, 34 bags of heroin, 1022.4 grams of cereal bars containing marijuana, and $3,411.  There was also a young child in the room who was turned over to a relative.

Items seized by Delaware Probation and Parole and Dover Police

Joseph was arrested without incident and committed to HRYCI on a $256,700 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child
-Possession of Controlled Substance (3x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver (3x)

Tyrell Joseph
Dover, DE

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