Probationer Arrested on Firearms Charges 2-5-2021
Incident Number: 50-21-3275
Date/Time: Thursday, February 4th, 2021 at 8:20 p.m.
Location: Unit Block of Village Drive, Dover, DE
Contact: Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us
The Dover Police Department was assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with a probation check of Jeremiah Hampton (26) after failing to report for probation for multiple months. When officers contacted Hampton in his bedroom, he attempted to throw a 9mm handgun of out his bedroom window. Officers were able to take Hampton into custody and located the handgun, a 9mm extended magazine and, 8.7 grams of marijuana inside of the room.
Hampton was committed to SCI on a Violation of Probation and charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Possession of Marijuana