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Two Arrested During Firearm Investigation on South Governors Avenue

Incident Number: 50-21-27189

Date/Time:  Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at 10:14 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested two suspects on Thursday night during a firearms investigation.  Officers were assisting Delaware Probation and Parole when they approached a home in the 400 Block of S. Governors Avenue at 10:14 p.m.  Iesha Brown (25) and a 17-year-old juvenile were at the front of the residence and the juvenile quickly ran inside of the home.  Brown ran to the front door of the residence and prevented officers from pursuing the juvenile who was in possession of a firearm. Brown was pushing and swinging at officers and used her fingernails to dig into officers hands during the altercation.  Brown was taken into custody and officers contacted the 17-year-old juvenile.  The juvenile was taken into custody after being found in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun and .7 grams of crack cocaine.

Brown was released on an O.R. bond on the following offenses:
-Resisting Arrest with Force
-Disorderly Conduct
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Hindering Prosecution
-Criminal Mischief
-Violation of Probation

The 17-year-old juvenile suspect was committed to Stevenson Detention Center on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Resisting Arrest

Iesha Brown
Dover, DE