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Traffic Stop for No Headlights Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Dover Woman 8-31-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-21716

Date/Time:  Sunday, August 30th, 2020 at 9:59 p.m.

Location:  South State Street and East Reed Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

The Dover Police Department arrested a 27-year-old female on weapons and drug offenses during a traffic stop on Sunday evening. At approximately 9:59 p.m., oficers stopped Jennifer Weathersby (27) for driving without headlights in he area of South State Street and East Reed Street.  During the stop, Weathersby opened the glove compartment and a loaded 9mm handgun was inside of it.  Both Weathersby and a passenger were detained without incident.  A further search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 75 Oxycodone pills inside the center console.

Weathersby was released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (Drugs)
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Oxycodone
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

Jennifer Weathersby
Age: 27
Dover, DE