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Two Charged with Firearms Related Offenses 9-30-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-24687

Date/Time:  Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 at 7:40 p.m.

Location:  S. Kirkwood Street and West Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department United States Marshals Service First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Alton Kinsey (20) on a traffic stop at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29th.  Kinsey was wanted on two Violation of Probations and was an absconder from level 3 probation.  Kinsey was in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun at the time of arrest.  

Through further investigation, it was learned that Takija Parker (41) provided the handgun to Kinsey by making false statements on the ATF Form 4473 and then unlawfully transferring the firearm without a license to Kinsey.  

A third occupant (17-year-old female) was arrested for a local capias.

Alton Kinsey was committed to SCI on a $17,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Violation of Probation (2x)

Takija Parker was released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Giving a Firearm to Person Prohibited
-Intentionally Makes False Written Statement
-Unlawful Transfer of Firearm

Alton Kinsey
Dover, DE
Takija Parker
Dover, DE