Foot chase ends in arrest for armed Dover man

Anthony Ridgeway, 25, of Dover, Del.

Dover Police say a wanted man was arrested Tuesday morning after a short chase by officers.

The Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole approached 25-year-old Anthony Ridgeway with a warrant on violating his probation, officials said.

Police report that Ridgeway ran away from the officers and dropped a loaded .32 caliber revolver. Officers chased him down and say they found 3.9 grams of marijuana in Ridgeway's possession.

Ridgeway faces multiple firearm charges, a charge of resisting arrest and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Police say Ridgeway's bond was revoked from a prior case and he has been committed in default of $30,000 cash bond on the current case.

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