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Traffic Stop Leads To Weapon and Drug Arrest

Incident Number: 50-22-36279

Date/Time:  Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 11:47 p.m.

Location: North DuPont Hwy / Rustic Lane, 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 Anthony Mosley, 31, of Dover, DE, on weapon and drug charges following a traffic stop late Tuesday evening. The investigation began at 11:47 p.m., when an officer on patrol observed a car driving northbound on North DuPont Highway with no license plate displayed. The officer stopped the car and contacted Mosley, who was driving the vehicle. The officer observed drugs in plain view in the vehicle and a search was conducted. Officers located 1.1 grams of cocaine and a black and gray handgun inside of a bookbag, as a result of the search. Mosley was taken into custody without incident and transported to Dover Police where he was arraigned.

Mosely was released on OR bond on the following charges:
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
-Possession of a Controlled Substance
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Several Traffic Violations

Anthony Mosley
Dover, DE