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Dover Man Arrested on Firearms and Burglary Charges

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Incident Number: 50-22-13844

Date/Time:  Monday, May 9th, 2022 at 2:28 a.m.

Location: 800 Block of South State 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 a 30-year-old Dover man on weapons and burglary charges following an incident that occurred early Monday morning. Officers responded to a home in the 800 Block of South State Street after a resident observed Allen Durham (30) on the enclosed front porch of the home after hearing glass break.  Officers arrived and took Durham into custody without incident.  Officers located a handgun on the sidewalk leading up to the front door of the residence and a loaded magazine concealed in a chair that Durham was sitting in when taken into custody.  

Durham was committed to SCI on a $90,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Burglary 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Criminal Mischief


Allen Durham
Dover, DE

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