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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Firearms Arrest

Incident Number: 50-21-36410

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 at 1:50 a.m.

Location: North DuPont Highway and Division 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 Brandon Sammons (24) on drug and firearms charges during a traffic stop on Tuesday morning. Officers stopped Sammons at approximately 1:50 a.m. for a traffic violation that was observed in the area of North DuPont Highway and Division Street. When officers approached the vehicle, they detected a strong odor of marijuana. It was determined that Sammons was also driving with a suspended license. During a search of the vehicle, officers located 700 grams of marijuana, a loaded 9mm handgun, and a fixed blade knife in the center console. Sammons was committed to SCI on a $31,300 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon (2x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Traffic Violations

Brandon Sammons
Dover, DE