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Two Arrested During Search Warrant on Water Street


Incident Number: 50-21-24555

Date/Time:  Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of East Water Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department executed a search warrant for a home in the 400 Block of East Water Street after locating Rubens Dorival (27) at the residence.  Dorival had fled on a dirt bike from officers on August 4th and was wanted in connection with the incident and a second incident that occurred on August 16th.  At approximately 2:00 p.m. on August 17th, officers took Dorival into custody at the residence and executed a search warrant.  Inside of the apartment, officers located the dirt bike that Dorival was operating on August 4th and 16th, as well as a small amount of marijuana, a .22 caliber rifle, and a 9mm handgun.  











Ruben Dorival
Dover, DE
Age: 27

Dorival was released on an O.R. bond on the following charges:
-Disregard Police Signal
-Resisting Arrest
-Criminal Mischief
-Multiple Traffic Offenses

Ashley Pitts, the 30-year-old female occupant of the home, was released on an O.R. bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Marijuana (civil)

A photo of Pitts was not available at time of release.