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2 Arrested, 1 Wanted in Drug, Firearm Investigation in Dover

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Akil Garrett and Deangelo Evans were arrested Friday. (Photo: Dover Police Department) Akil Garrett and Deangelo Evans were arrested Friday. (Photo: Dover Police Department)
Keontre Hynson is wanted by police. (Photo: Dover Police Department) Keontre Hynson is wanted by police. (Photo: Dover Police Department)

DOVER, Del. - Two men were arrested, and police are searching for a third, as the result of a drug and firearm investigation in Dover. 

The Dover Police Department's Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit, along with the Delaware State Police say they executed search warrants at two homes in the 100 block of Cherry Street on Friday. Police say 41-year-old Akil Garrett was found in one of the homes where officers also found a small amount of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Police say they discovered that Garrett was wanted in the Kent County Superior Court for trafficking cocaine. Garrett was committed to James Vaughn Correctional Center charged with possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and a Superior Court capias. 

Police say they also found a .32 caliber Taurus handgun belonging to 21-year-old Keontre Hynson. Hynson was not at the home at the time and police are still searching for him. He is wanted for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of ammunition by a prohibited person.

Police say 28-year-old Deangelo Evans was found in a second home on Cherry Street where two firearms with ammunition were recovered. Officer say they found a .357 revolver belongs to Evans, as well as a .22 caliber revolver inside the home. Police say they believe that the .22 revolver belongs to another person, but that is being investigated at this time.

Evans was charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition by a prohibited person. He was released on $6,000 unsecured bond.

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