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Dover Man Arrested on Drug and Firearm Charges

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Incident Number: 50-22-6420

Date/Time:  Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at approximately 11:40 a.m.

Location: 100 Block of South New 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 Roderick Dixon (37) on firearms and drug offenses on Tuesday morning.  Dixon was contacted during a firearms and drug investigation in the 100 Block of South New Street by Dover Police and Delaware Probation and Parole officers without incident.  Dixon was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun, 27.7grams of crack cocaine, 43 bags of heroin, and 2.5 grams of marijuana.  

Dixon was committed to SCI on a $60,501 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Marijuana


Roderick Dixon
Dover, DE

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