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Murder Suspect Wanted in New York is Arrested in Dover

Incident Number: 50-21-23061

Date/Time:  Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Location: 300 Block of Northdown Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department and United States Marshals Service First State Fugitive Task Force arrested a murder suspect wanted in New York on Wednesday afternoon.  At approximately 4:00 p.m. officers took Maliki Johnson (16) into custody at a residence in the 300 Block of Northdown Drive in the Village of Westover neighborhood.  Johnson was wanted by the Westchester County Police Department for Murder 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Firearm 2nd Degree.  Johnson will be held at the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center until he is extradited back to New York. 

Maliki Johnson