Dover Man Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop
Incident Number: 50-23-3448
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 10:05 p.m.
Location: 300 Block of Fulton Street, 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 Larry Brown, 44, of Dover, DE on drug charges, following a traffic stop Wednesday night. The incident began at approximately 10:05 p.m., when patrol officers, along with the Street Crimes Unit, observed a vehicle parked in the roadway in the 300 block of Fulton Street. Officers conducted a traffic stop on this vehicle, at which time Brown exited the vehicle holding a bag and threw the bag toward the front of the vehicle. Officers attempted to take Brown into custody at which time he resisted arrest. After a brief struggle, Brown was taken into custody. Officers located the bag that Brown threw, which contained 9.4 grams of cocaine. Additionally, officers located 6.1 grams of marijuana on Brown following a search.
Brown was transported to Dover Police where he was processed and arraigned.
Brown was released on his own recognizance on the following charges:
-Possession of Cocaine in a Tier 1 Quantity
-Possession of Marijuana
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Vehicle Parked in the Roadway