Dover Police arrest five on gun, gang participation charges

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police say that the arrest of two on drug, gun, and gang charges two weeks ago has led to the arrest of five more on similar charges.

On October 25th, police arrested two men as part of a drug dealing and gang participation investigation. As a result, warrants were obtained for five other suspects, who have all since been arrested.

On October 31, 21-year-old Tywon Peace was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and illegal gang participation. He is being held at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $8,000 cash bond.

A few days later, on November 4th, 21-year-old Michael Taylor was arrested and charged with six counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and two counts of illegal gang participation. He is being held at SCI on $10,500 cash bond.

On November 5th, 18-year-old Deontray Watson, 29-year-old Anthony Trower, and 27-year-old Marquan Richardson were all taken into custody during a traffic stop. Watson was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and illegal gang participation, and was held at SCI on $13,000 cash bond.

Trower was charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and illegal gang participation, and is being held at SCI on $23,000 cash bond.

Richardson was found with heroin in his possession during his arrest and was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, illegal gang participation, possession of heroin, and drug paraphernalia. He is being held at SCI on $22,200 cash bond.

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