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Stop Sign Violation Leads to Drug Arrest 3-10-21

Date:  Wednesday, March 9th, 2021 at 12:41 p.m.

Location: Independence Blvd. and Freedom Drive, 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 29-year-old Dover man on drug charges during a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon.  Emilio Freeman failed to stop at a stop sign at Independence Blvd. and Freedom Drive.  When a patrol officer stopped Freeman, it was determined that he was wanted by Dover Police and Delaware State Police on multiple theft related cases.  During a search of the vehicle, officers located 152 doses of MDMA, 4.1 grams of marijuana, and 4.6 grams of psilocybin (mushrooms).

Freeman was released on an O.R. bond on the combined 21 charges he was wanted on by Dover Police and Delaware State Police, as well as the new charges below:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession of MDMA
-Possession of Psilocybin
-Possession of Marijuana (civil violation)
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

Emilio Freeman