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Dover Man Arrested On Weapons Charges

Incident/Complaint#:  50-23-21578

Date:  Saturday, July 8, 2023 at 1:52 a.m.

Location: West Loockerman Street / South Bradford Street

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


The Dover Police Department has arrested Jahmelle Taylor, 30, of Dover, on weapons charges following an incident early Saturday morning. The investigation began when Officers were patrolling the downtown area and observed Taylor seated in a vehicle in the area of West Loockerman Street and South Bradford Street. Officers learned that Taylor was currently wanted and contacted him. Upon contact, Taylor ran from officers. While running, Taylor dropped a Glock handgun. Officers were able to take Taylor into custody without further incident after the foot pursuit and recovered the handgun. Taylor was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Taylor was commmitted to SCI on $36,500 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm By A Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Resisting Arrest

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Jahmelle Taylor
Dover, DE