Robbery suspect arrested during Dover traffic stop
A wanted man is facing multiple charges, after police say he was wanted in connection to a robbery and fled during a traffic stop, in Dover.
The Dover Police Department says on Friday, an officer on patrol pulled over 32-year-old Marshall Rivers during a traffic stop, in the area of Old Court Street. According to the report, Rivers fled the vehicle on foot and threw a 9mm handgun during a chase. Police say that rivers was taken into custody and officers retrieved the gun.
According to the authorities, Rivers was also wanted on robbery charges stemming from a 7-11 parking lot robbery on August 16.
Rivers was charged with possession of a firearm during commission of felony, possession of a firearm/ammunition by person prohibited (2x), receiving stolen firearm, tamper with physical evidence, resisting arrest, and driving while suspended. In relation the the August 16 robbery, he was charged with robbery first degree, possession of a firearm during commission of felony, possession of a firearm by person prohibited, aggravated menacing, and conspiracy second degree.
Rivers was turned over to the James T Vaughn Correctional Center on a $91,6000 cash bond on both sets of charges.