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Dover Man Arrested on Firearms Charges

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Incident Number: 50-22-16592

Date/Time:  Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 at 11:03 p.m.

Location: College Road and Kenton 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 Matthew Anders (38) on firearm charges as the result of a firearms investigation.  Anders was stopped by police on a traffic stop in the rea of College Road and Kenton Road at approximately 11:03 p.m. on June 1st.  During the stop, officers located a loaded 9mm handgun underneath of the driver’s seat where Anders was seated.  Additional ammunition and spent shell casings were also located within the vehicle.

Anders was committed to SCI on a $12,500 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Untraceable Firearm
-Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon

Matthew Anders
Dover, DE

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