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Dover Man Arrested with Gun After Fleeing from Traffic Stop 3-11-2021

Date:  Thursday, March 11th, 2021 at 3:16 a.m.

Location: Loockerman Street at Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Tywon Peace (22) on gun charges after he attempted to flee from a traffic stop on Thursday morning.  Officers stopped a vehicle that Peace was a passenger in at 3:16 a.m. for a traffic violation in the area of Loockerman Street and Legislative Avenue.  The vehicle pulled into the rear parking lot of the Dover Library where it came to a stop.  At that time, Peace exited the rear passenger seating area and fled on foot.  Officers quickly apprehended Peace and found him to be in possession of a loaded handgun and a small amount of marijuana.

Peace was issued a $10,501 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of Marijuana (civil)

Tywon Peace
Dover, DE