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Dover Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

Incident Number: 50-21-20388

Date/Time:  Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 at 1:58 p.m.

Location: Dover Inn, 461 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


On Tuesday, July 13th, the Dover Police Department arrested Tyreese Payne (29) on drug and firearms charges.  Payne and a 29-year-old female passenger were stopped in a vehicle during a firearm and drug investigation.  Payne was found to be in possession of packaging materials commonly used for heroin.  Officers then executed a search warrant at Payne’s hotel room at the Dover Inn.  During that search officers located a .22 revolver that was later determined to be reported stolen out of Delaware State Police Troop 3, .9 grams of crack cocaine, .007 grams of heroin, .3 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

The 29-year-old female was released after being issued a civil violation for Possession of Marijuana.

Tyreese Payne was committed to SCI on a $123,600 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Receiving Stolen Firearm
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Heroin

-Drug Paraphernalia

Tyreese Payne
Dover, DE