Wanted Dover man arrested during traffic stop

Morris Savage, 22, of Dover, Del. (left) Evidence seized (right)

A Dover man was arrested on drug and weapons charges, during a Dover drug investigation and traffic stop.

Dover Police say on Tuesday around 1:20 PM, 22-year-old Morris Savage was pulled over on Route 8 near Saulsbury Road. During the stop, officers from the Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime, Street Crimes, and Probation and Parole Units say they found a stolen .40 caliber handgun, 125 bags of heroin totaling 1.875 grams, .8 grams of marijuana, and $809 in suspected drug proceeds.

Police say there were also warrants out for Savage, from a previous incident,  that included charges of driving without a license and resisting arrest.

After Tuesday’s incident, Savage was charged with possession of firearm¬† during commission of felony, possession of firearm by person prohibited, two counts of possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of tier 1 with aggravating factor, carry a concealed deadly weapon, receiving stolen firearm, possession of marijuana, and possession of marijuana.

He is now being held at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a $73,502 secured bond.

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