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Houston Man Arrested on Gun Charges

Incident Number: 50-21-15141

Date/Time:  Sunday, May 30th, 2021 at 7:09 p.m.

Location: Slaughter Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 20-year-old Dwahn Hooks on firearms offenses following an incident on Sunday night.  At approximately 7:09 p.m., officers were dispatched to Slaughter Street for a report of a subject (Hooks) threatening a group of people with a handgun.  Just prior to officers arrival, Hooks entered the passenger side of a gray SUV and fled the area.  Officers located the SUV and stopped it in the area of New Burton Road and Dover Street.  Hooks and the driver were taken into custody without incident.  During a search of the vehicle, a loaded 9mm handgun was located under Hook’s seat. 












Hooks was committed to SCI on a $8,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Disorderly Conduct
-Possession of Firearm While Under the Influence (alcohol) 
-Violation of Probation

Dwahn Hooks
Age: 20
Houston, DE