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Search Warrant on Pine Valley Road Leads to Firearms Charges

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Incident Number: 50-22-6014

Date/Time:  Friday, February 25, 2022 at 10:11 a.m.

Location: Unit Block of Pine Valley Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Thomas Bailey (42) on gun and drug offenses.  Officers obtained a search warrant for Bailey’s home in the Unit Block of Pine Valley Drive as the result of a firearm investigation.  When officer’s attempted to execute the warrant, Bailey was observed hiding an object on a second floor balcony before retreating into the home.  Bailey eventually exited the home and was taken into custody without incident.  During a search of the residence, officers located a handgun on the second floor balcony of the home which was reported stolen out of Delaware State Police Troop 3 and 8.6 grams of marijuana.  Bond information was not available at the time of release.  

Baily was charged with the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Possession of Marijuana


Thomas Bailey
Dover, DE

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