Two Arrested for Firearms and Drug Offenses
Incident Number: 50-22-12525
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Location: 800 Block of East Loockerman Street, Dover, DE
Contact: Dover Police Department Public Information Office Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us
Narrative:The Dover Police Department arrested two men on drug and firearms charges on Tuesday evening. Officers were conducting surveillance in the 800 Block of East Loockerman Street for a drug and firearm investigation when they observed Elijah Simmons (19) exit a residence and conduct a drug transaction with Jailen Parker (18). Parker was stopped in his vehicle in the area of North DuPont Highway and Rustic Lane following the transaction. During the stop, Parker was found to be in possession of 115.9 grams of marijuana and a handgun. Officers then obtained a search warrant for the residence in the 800 Block of East Loockerman Street. During the search warrant, Simmons was taken into custody without incident and the following items were located: -two handguns -69 ounces of Promethazine -584.3 grams of Marijuana -Ammunition Parker was released on a $6,000 unsecured bond on the following offenses: -Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited-Possession Controlled Substance -Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon -Possession of Marijuana -Drug Paraphernalia Simmons was committed to SCI on a $68,500 cash bond on the following offenses: -Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony -Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited-Possession Controlled Substance (2x) -Possession of Untraceable Firearm -Possession with Intent to Deliver Promethazine -Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana -Possession of Marijuana -Drug Paraphernalia Simmons was also wanted out of Philadelphia (PA) Police for Forgery/Fraudulent Checks.
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