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Smyrna Man Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges After Fleeing from Police

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Incident Number: 50-22-10525

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

Location: North Governors Avenue at West Division 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 Kwamai Johnson (22) on Thursday evening on firearms and drug offenses.  Johnson was contacted along with a female passenger during a traffic stop at approximately 8:00 p.m. in the area of North Governors Avenue and West Division Street.  Johnson was seen placing a handgun underneath the driver’s seat by officers.  Johnson then fled on foot from officers but was taken into custody in the area of Fulton Street and North Governors Avenue.  During a search of the vehicle, officers also located 50.7 grams of marijuana, 3.5 doses of oxycodone, a digital scale, and the loaded 9mm handgun under the driver’s seat.

Johnson was committed to SCI on a $23,900 cash bond on the new charges from this incident:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (4x)
-Possession With Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of Oxycodone (2x)
-Possession of Marijuana
-Violation of Probation

Kwamai Johnson
Smyrna, DE

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