Two facing weapons charges after search in Dover

30-year-old Sylvester Gould Jr., of Newark and 29-year-old Kimberly Martin, of Dover

Two people were arrested on weapons charges, after troopers say evidence was found during a search of a residence, in Dover.

Delaware State Police say on Wednesday, around 3:30 AM, members of the Kent County Drug Unit were assisted by the U.S. Marshalls Task Force in executing a search warrant in the 2200 building of South Street. Once on scene, troopers say they located and arrested 29-year-old Kimberly Martin, of Dover. Authorities report that 30-yer-old Sylvester Gould Jr, of Newark, was found at the Royal Farms, on West Lebanon Road, by the U.S. Marshalls Task Force just prior to the execution of the search warrant at the residence.

According to the report, a search of the residence revealed a loaded .40 caliber Hi-Point handgun, a hooded mask, a pair of gloves in a bag together, and several rounds of loose 9mm ammunition. 

Gould was charged with possession of a firearm by person prohibited, and possession of ammunition by a person prohibited. Gould Jr. was also wanted out of the Middletown Police Department for another incident involving a firearm. He was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a $32,000 cash bond.

Martin was charged with conspiracy second degree for aiding Gould in storing and possession the discovered firearm. She was released on a $1,000 unsecured bond.

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