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