Two Arrested on Firearms and Drug Charges 12-9-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-31487

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at 5:37 p.m.

Location:  New Castle Avenue and Collins Drive, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email:

The Dover Police Department arrested two men on drug and firearms offenses following a firearms investigation on Tuesday evening.  At approximately 5:37 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle in the area of New Castle Avenue and Collins Avenue occupied by Gabriel Kaniecki (21) and Jequille Winborne (23) in reference to a firearms investigation.  During the stop, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana in the vehicle and later conducted a vehicle search.  During the search officers located a 9mm handgun with an obliterated serial number, a loaded 9mm high capacity magazine (30 rounds), 103.6 grams of marijuana packaged for sale, and $1,250 in drug proceeds.  

Kaniecki was committed to SCI on a $5,750 cash bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number

Winborne was released on an unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana

Gabriel Kaniecki
Dover, DE

Jequille Winborne
Frederica, DE

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