Dover man arrested on numerous drug, weapons charges

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MILFORD, Del. – Delaware State Police say a Dover man is behind bars on multiple drug and weapon charges.

At around 11 a.m. Sunday, troopers were called to Shawnee Store, located at 6994 Shawnee Road, to check on the welfare of two individuals in the parking lot sitting in a white Ford Expedition. On arrival, troopers found a female driver and male passenger in the vehicle. The passenger, identified as 35-year-old Xavier Ramos, was asleep with drug paraphernalia sitting on his lap in plain view with an unknown white substance inside. The 38-year-old driver also had drug paraphernalia sitting on her lap in plain view.

Both occupants were removed, and a search of the vehicle was conducted. Inside, police found approximately .20 grams of a cocaine/meth style crack rock, approximately 2.39 grams of an unknown powder substance, approximately 27.45 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, 21 Xanax pills, and a Zigana PX-9 9mm handgun loaded with 11 rounds. A computer search also revealed that Ramos is prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition.

Ramos was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance tier 1 quantity, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was held at SCI on a $32,201 secured bond.

The 38-year-old female driver was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released.

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