Two Dover Teens Arrested on Weapons Charges

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Two juveniles have been arrested by Dover Police after an investigation into loitering in a building at the Whatcoat apartments in Dover – and that two of the individuals in the group had firearms. The group ran when police went tot he building, but a 15- and 16-year old were arrested after a brief foot chase. Police found the 15 year old in possession of a 9mm handgun and over 4 grams of crack cocaine. The 16 year old was in possession of a stolen 9mm handgun and attempted to hit the officer placing him in the patrol car.

Both juveniles were taken to Dover Police where they were processed and arraigned.

The 15-year-old was committed to Stevenson House Detention Center on $26,200 cash bail on the following charges:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited(2x)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

The 16-year-old was committed to Stevenson House Detention Center on $15,100 cash bail on the following charges:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Menacing

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