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Juvenile Arrested on Gun Charges During Traffic Stop

Incident Number: 50-21-26798

Date/Time:  Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at 12:36 a.m.

Location: S. Little Creek Road and Levy Court Lane, 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 15-year-old male on gun charges during a traffic stop on Tuesday morning.  At approximately 12:36 a.m., a patrol officer stopped a vehicle for running a stop sign at S. Little Creek Road and Levy Court Lane.  During the stop the driver gave officers consent to search the vehicle.  When an officer patted down the occupants, a 9mm handgun was located in the waistband of a 15-year-old male.  The juvenile was released to his grandparent after being charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon