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Shooting Suspect Arrested and Charged with Firearms and Drug Offenses 9-10-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-22637

Date/Time:  Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at 6:20 p.m.

Location:  300 Block of Blue Coat Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department and U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Gary Lewis (37) on Wednesday evening on firearms and drug charges.  Lewis was wanted by Smyrna, Delaware police for a shooting in their jurisdiction when Lewis was arrested.  Detectives confirmed that Lewis was in the home and obtained a search warrant.  Lewis was taken into custody without incident.  During a search, officers located a small .22 caliber revolver, 181 morphine pills, 90 Alprazolam pills, $2,800 in suspected drug proceeds.

Lewis was committed to SCI on a $60,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of a Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Morphine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Alprazolam
-Possession of Morphine (Tier 2 Qty)
-Possession of Alprazolam (Tier 2 Qty)
-Drug Paraphernalia

Gary Lewis
Age: 37
Dover, DE
Items Seized by Officers