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Dover Man Arrested on Firearms and Drug Charges

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Incident Number: 50-22-16421

Date/Time:  Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.

Location: 700 Block of Walker Road, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department and Delaware Probation and Parole arrested William Edwards on drug and firearms charges on Tuesday afternoon. As the result of a drug investigation, officers obtained a search warrant for a vehicle operated by Edwards. During the search, officers located the following items:
-loaded 9mm handgun
-3.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine
-3.1 grams of marijuana
-50 doses of Clonazepam

Edwards was committed to SCI on a $144,000 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Clonazepam
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x)
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Marijuana (civil)
-Violation of Probation

William Edwards
Dover, DE