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Suspect in Domestic Incident Arrested After Approaching Officers with Firearm 2-24-2021

Incident Number: 50-21-5090

Date/Time:  Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 8:39 p.m.

Location: 100 Block of Mifflin Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Dover man after approaching officers with a firearm when they responded to a domestic incident.  At approximately 8:39 p.m., officers responded to a home in the 100 Block of Mifflin Road after receiving a call that Zackary Hobbs (20) was involved in a domestic altercation and was throwing bricks at the property.  When officers arrived, Hobbs exited the residence with a rifle in his right hand and began approaching the officers.  Officers shouted verbal commands to drop the gun and stop walking.  Hobbs threw the gun on the ground but continued advancing toward the officers and resisted their efforts to take him into custody.  Hobbs was arrested and committed to SCI on a $24,000 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Aggravated Menacing (2x)
-Resisting Arrest
-Criminal Mischief (2x)

Zackary Hobbs
Dover, DE