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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Hartly Man

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Incident Number: 50-21-37522

Date/Time:  Thursday, December 9th, 2021 at 1:44 a.m.

Location: Forrest Avenue and Dover High Drive (traffic stop), Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Aaron Carrillo (18) on firearm and drug offenses following a traffic stop on Thursday morning. Officers stopped Carrillo for a speeding violation at approximately 1:44 a.m. on Thursday morning in the area of Forrest Avenue and Dover High Drive. When the officers contacted Carrillo, they observed what appeared to be a handgun in the rear seat. Carrillo was detained without incident. During a search of the vehicle, officers located 9mm ammunition, a 9mm handgun, 27 grams of marijuana, and a fixed blade knife that was 9.5″ in length.

Carrillo was released after posting a $65,000 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Marijuana
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony (2x)
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Traffic Offenses

Aaron Carrillo
Hartly, DE

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