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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
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
-Vehicle Parked in the Roadway

Larry Brown
Dover, DE