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Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Charges

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Incident Number: 50-22-3236

Date/Time:  Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 at 1:51 a.m.

Location: 200 Block of S. 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 George Coulter on weapons charges during a traffic stop on Tuesday morning. Officers stopped Coulter for a motor vehicle violation in the 200 Block of S. DuPont Highway at approximately 1:51 a.m. on February 1st, 2022. When they contacted Coulter, they observed the barrel of a handgun sticking out from the center console. Officers detained Coulter without incident and retrieved the loaded firearm.

Coulter was released on an O.R. bond after being charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon.

George Coulter

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