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Del. Teen Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

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DOVER, Del.- Dover police have arrested a Magnolia teen on a variety of drug and weapons charges.

The 17-year-old suspect, who was already wanted by police, was spotted by officers Saturday night traveling in a vehicle in Courtney Square.

Police said the officers attempted to perform a traffic stop when the vehicle fled. According to police, in the area of South Queen and Reed streets, the suspect got out of the vehicle and began to run. He was carrying a book bag that he dropped as he was running, police said.

The suspect was taken into custody after a short foot chase and the bag was recovered. Investigators said the bag was found to have two loaded handguns, one of which was reported stolen.

During a search of the vehicle, officers located 46.7 grams of marijuana where the suspect was seated.

The suspect was charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, two counts of possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, resisting arrest, receiving a stolen firearm, possession with intent to deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was ordered held in the Stevenson House in default of$$706,000 cash bond.

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