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Dover Man Arrested on Gun Charges

Incident Number: 50-22-27791

Date/Time:  Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 10:38 p.m.

Location: Boggs Drive and Buck Drive, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department arrested Isaac Ross, an 18-year-old Dover man, on weapons and drug charges Wednesday evening. At approximately 10:38 p.m., Officers from the Dover Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit were in the area of Boggs Drive and Buck Drive, assisting Delaware Probation and Parole with a curfew check at a residence. Officers noticed Ross exit a vehicle in the area of the residence they were checking, at which time he initiated a conversation with the officers. The vehicle Ross exited was still occupied at this point and Officers were unable to make contact with the probationer at the residence.

Officers contacted the occupants of the vehicle Ross exited in an attempt to locate the subject of the curfew check. While speaking with them, officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside of the vehicle. A vehicle search was conducted and as a result, a tan and black Polymer 80 9mm handgun with an extended magazine, an additional magazine containing 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition, and approximately 5.5 grams of marijuana were located where Ross had been seated inside of the vehicle. Ross was taken into custody without incident.

An adult female of Dover, DE was also given a civil citation for possession of marijuana.

The remaining occupants were released without charges.

Ross was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #7 and committed to SCI on $30,501 secured bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
-Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited

-Possession of Untraceable Firearm
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of marijuana (Personal Use Quantity)


Isaac Ross
Dover, DE