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Dover Man Arrested on Gun Charges After Traffic Violation

Incident Number: 50-21-22937

Date/Time:  Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 at 7:58 p.m.

Location: Barrister Place and South Little Creek Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department charged Malachi Moore (20) with firearms and drug offenses on Tuesday evening.  At approximately 7:58 p.m., officers observed Moore driving an Off Highway Vehicle (dirtbike) in the area of Barrister Place and South Little Creek Road.  When Moore was stopped, he was found in possession of a handgun, 10.1 grams of marijuana, and a digital scale.  Two additional grams of marijuana were found on Moore’s person when he was transported to the Dover Police Department holding facility.  

Moore was committed to SCI on a $52,500 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (Possessing Drugs)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Illegal Gang Participation

Malachi Moore
Dover, DE