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Hartly Man Arrested On Weapons and Assault Charges Following Altercation at Dover Apartment

Incident Number:  50-23-9320

Date/Time: Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 1:56 a.m.

Location: 1300 South Farmview Drive 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 Jeremiah Sanquist, 32, of Hartly, on weapons charges and assault charges following an altercation at an apartment early Sunday morning. The investigation began when officers responded to Woodmill apartments for a 911 disconnect. When officers arrived they observed the victim, a 33-year-old male of Dover, and Sanquist next to a vehicle in the parking lot. The victim advised police that Sanquist had assaulted him inside of an apartment with a firearm and that Sanquist had discharged a firearm in his apartment earlier in the night. The victim had injuries consistent with his statement  Sanquist was taken into custody without incident and officers located a .22 caliber revolver, .22 LR Derringer, and a .22LR/.45LC Derringer that Sanquist had placed in a nearby vehicle. Officers also located damage inside of the victim’s apartment caused by Sanquist during the earlier incident. Sanquist was transported to Dover Police where he was processed and arraigned. 

Sanquist was committed to SCI on $81,000 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm By a Person Prohibited(3x)
-Assault Second Degree
-Criminal Mischief Under $1000

Jeremiah Sanquist
Harly, DE