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Dover Man Arrested Following Drug and Firearm Investigation

Incident/Complaint#:  50-23-17968

Date:  Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 11:05 p.m.

Location: Unit Block of Stevenson Drive Dover, DE

Contact:  Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department has arrested Chad Henderson, 40, of Dover, on weapons and drug dealing charges following a drug and firearm investigation. Members of the Street Crimes Unit had been conducting a drug/firearm investigation into Henderson when he was contacted in the unit block of Stevenson Drive at 11:05 p.m.. Henderson was taken into custody without incident and found in possession of a loaded .38 special revolver with an obliterated serial number and 9.1 grams of cocaine. Henderson was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Henderson was committed to SCI on $105,500 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm By a Person Prohibited (x3)
-Possession With the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
-Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number
-Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Chad Henderson
Dover, DE