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Dover Man Arrested On Weapons and Drug Charges Following Administrative Search

Incident Number: 50-22-35663

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 1:55 p.m.

Location: 100 Block of Gristmill Drive Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Daquan Watson, 22, of Dover, DE, on weapons and drug charges following an administrative search Thursday afternoon. The investigation began when members of the Dover Police Street Crimes Unit assisted Delaware Probation and Parole with an administrative search at Watson’s residence in the 100 block of Gristmill Drive Dover, DE. A black Taurus G2C handgun and 17 bags of heroin were located as a result of the search. Watson was taken into custody without incident and was transported to Dover Police Department where he was arraigned through JP#2.

Watson was committed to SCI on $30,200 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
-Possession of Ammunition by a Prohibited Person
-Possession of a Counterfeit Controlled Substance

Daquan Watson
Dover, DE