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Selbyville Man Arrested On Weapons Charges Following Road Rage Incident

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:
-Aggravated Menacing
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony.

Ryan Hartung
Selbyville, DE