Wanted Dover man arrested on drug, firearms charges

1280 Gary Lewis

DOVER, Del. – Police say a wanted man was arrested on multiple firearms and drug charges Wednesday evening.

According to police, 37-year-old Gary Lewis was wanted by the Smyrna Police Department for a shooting that happened in their jurisdiction. Officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of Blue Coat Street in Dover, and after confirming that Lewis was in the home, a search warrant was obtained and executed.

During the search, officers found a small .22 caliber revolver, 181 morphine pills, 90 alprazolam pills, and $2,800 in suspected drug money.

Lewis was subsequently arrested and charged with three counts of possession of a firearm/ammo by person prohibited, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, illegal gang participation, possession with intent to deliver morphine, possession with intent to deliver alprazolam, possession of morphine in a tier 2 quantity, possession of alprazolam in a tier 2 quantity, and drug paraphernalia.

He was held at SCI on a $60,000 cash bond.

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