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Investigation Leads to Drug and Firearms Arrest


Incident Number: 50-21-32701

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 8:48 p.m.

Location: 300 Block of N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Brandon Thompson (29) on drug and firearm charges following an investigation on Wednesday evening.  At approximately 8:48 p.m., officers observed Thompson in a parking lot of a restaurant in the 300 Block of N. DuPont Highway.  Officers observed Thompson conceal an item underneath of his truck.  A short time later, officers conducted a traffic stop on Thompson and observed a handgun in plain view inside of the truck.  Thompson was taken into custody without incident.  During a search of the vehicle, officers located a magnetic box underneath of the truck.  The following items were located inside of the box:
-11 grams of MDMA
-5.5 grams of Methamphetamine
-2.1 grams of Marijuana
-6.2 grams of Cocaine
-5 bags of Heroin

Once Thompson was transported to the Dover Police holding facility, officers performed a search and located an additional 29 bags of heroin on Thompson’s person.

Thompson was committed to SCI on a $50,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (Drug Possession)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver MDMA
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine
-Possession of Methamphetamine
-Possession of Cocaine
-Possession of Marijuana

Brandon Thompson
Hartly, DE


































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