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Dover Man Arrested on Firearms and Drug Offenses

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Incident Number: 50-22-14184

Date/Time:  Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 at 2:15 p.m.

Location: Parking Lot of Country Farms Store, 1014 S. Little Creek 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 Melkin Ramos (23) on drug and firearms offenses on Wednesday afternoon.  Following a drug investigation, officers stopped Ramos in the parking lot of Country Farms Store on South Little Creek Road at approximately 2:15 p.m.  During the stop, Ramos was found to be in possession of a 9mm handgun and 14.9 grams of marijuana.  Ramos later admitted to possessing a 12 gauge shotgun at his residence on South Little Creek Road.  Officers were able to retrieve this weapon as well.  

Ramos was released on a $3,200 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia


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