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Dover Man Arrested After Throwing Firearm While Running from Police



Incident Number: 50-21-33904

Date/Time:  Sunday, November 7th, 2021 at 12:01 p.m.

Location: 100 Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Charmize Seymore-West (18) on weapons offenses after fleeing from officers on Sunday afternoon.  Officers attempted to contact Seymore-West at approximately 12:01 p.m. regarding a loitering violationin the 100 Block of S. New Street.  Seymore-West fled from officers on foot but was apprehended a short time later.  As Seymore-West was running, he threw a loaded 9mm handgun and a baggie containing 21 grams of marijuana.  Seymore-West was committed to SCI on a $10,220 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of Marijuana

Charmize Seymour-West
Dover, DE