Incident Number: 50-23-2989
Date/Time: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 1:42 p.m.
Location: North DuPont Highway North of College Road, 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 Ryan Hartung, 22, of Selbyville, on weapons charges following a road rage incident Saturday afternoon. The investigation began at approximately 1:42 p.m., when Dover Police received a call from the victim advising that he was driving on North DuPont Highway in the area of Bally’s Hotel and Casino, when a male, later identified as Hartung, pointed a firearm at him after a road rage incident. The victim was able to provide a vehicle description and description of the male to officers. Officers checked the area, located Hartung, and he was taken into custody without incident. Officers located a black RIA 1911 9mm handgun on the back seat of Hartung’s vehicle following a search.
Hartung was transported to Dover Police where he was processed and arraigned.
Hartung was released after posting $1,500 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony.