Man reportedly arrested on weapon and drug charges in Dover

34-year-old Chad Henderson, of Dover

Dover man reportedly arrested on weapon and drug charges after police respond to an argument between two roommates on Friday morning.

Dover Police say they arrested 34-year-old Chad Henderson, Friday morning after 4AM, after they responded to a home on Stevenson Drive for an argument between two roommates.

While police were on the scene,  they say another person in the apartment called Dover Police to say that Henderson was waving a gun in the air and threatening to use it. When police got there, they say they saw Henderson, through the window, walking in the living room. When officers knocked on the door, they say Henderson took the gun out of his back pocket and tried to hide it in a bedroom.

Police say they arrested Henderson, and while they were taking him into custody, they saw seven grams of cocaine on him, a knife, and a gram of marijuana. They also reportedly discovered and recovered a pistol.

Henderson was reportedly taken to jail on $37,500 secured bond for the following charges:

  • Two counts of possession of a deadly weapon by person prohibited
  • Possession of a firearm during commission of a felony
  • Possession with intent to deliver cocaine
  • Two counts of Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon (knife/firearm)
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Endangering¬† the welfare of a child
  • Drug paraphernalia
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