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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Arrest

Incident Number: 50-21-25162

Date/Time:  Monday, August 23rd, 2021 at 8:09 a.m.

Location: Saulsbury Road and Walker Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested a 24-year-old female on gun charges during a traffic stop on Monday morning.  Officers stopped Kadaisia Evan for an equipment violation in the area of Saulsbury Road and Walker Road.  During the stop, officers observed a handgun on the dashboard of the vehicle and could detect a strong odor of marijuana.  The officers took Eva and a female passenger into custody without incident.  During a search of the vehicle officers located 14.5 grams of marijuana and took custody of the handgun.  A 20-year-old female was issued a civil citation for Possession of Marijuana.  Kadaisia Evan was released on a $1,003 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana (civil)
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Offenses

A mugshot was not available at the time of release.