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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun and Drug Arrest 12-14-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-31853

Date/Time: Friday, December 11th, 2020 at 10:54 p.m.

Location:  N. DuPont Highway at Rustic Lane, 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 Smyrna man on drug and firearms charges during a traffic stop on Friday night.  At approximately 10:54 p.m., officers stopped Alfred Hawkins III (35) for an equipment violation.  While contacting Hawkins, the officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 6 grams of marijuana and a loaded 9mm handgun. 

Hawkins was released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Violations

Alfred Hawkins III
Smyrna, DE