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