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Dover Man Arrested On Weapons Charges Following Traffic Stop

Incident Number: 50-22-38115

Date/Time:  Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 3:50 p.m.

Location: Independence Blvd, 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 Othello Creekmur, 26, of Dover, DE, on weapons charges following a traffic stop Saturday afternoon. The investigation began when a Dover Police patrol officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign in the area of Independence Blvd at approximately 3:50 p.m. The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and contacted the driver, Creekmur. The officer detected an odor of marijuana in the vehicle and a search was conducted at which time the officer located a 9mm Glock handgun concealed inside of a compartment in the vehicle. Creekmur was arrested without incident and transported to Dover Police where he was arraigned.

Creekmur was released on OR bond on the following charges:
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Failure To Stop at a Stop Sign


Othello Creekmur
Dover, DE