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Hartly Man Arrested for Weapons Offenses

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Incident Number: 50-22-4036

Date/Time:  Monday, February 8th, 2022 at 9:03 p.m.

Location: 300 Block of Fulton 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 Alvin Cunningham (18) on weapons charges following a traffic stop on Monday night.  At approximately 9:03 p.m. on February 8th, officers contacted Cunningham who was stopped facing the wrong direction in the 300 Block of Fulton Street.  During the stop officers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car.  Cunningham was detained without incident and during a search of the vehicle, officers located a 12 gauge shotgun concealed between the seats, brass knuckles, and 66 grams of marijuana.  

Cunningham was released on an O.R. bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Carrying Concealed Dangerous Instrument
-Possession of Marijuana
-Traffic Violation


Alvin Cunningham
Hartly, DE

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