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DOVER - As investigation into a Dec. 4 shooting incident in Smyrna continues, police there say they hope to secure arrest warrants in the near future.
On Tuesday in Dover, three arrests were made after a vehicle authorities said they believe was involved in the shooting was located. The vehicle was stopped in the area of Home 2 Suites at 222 S. DuPont Highway by Dover Police.
Smyrna Police are investigating the shooting where an occupied vehicle was struck at least once while traveling in the area of West North Street and Lincoln Street. Four persons ranging in ages from 15- to 18-years-old were in the vehicle, police said. Police believe two to three shots were fired.
No injuries were reported.
Through investigation, Smyrna Police had notified Dover authorities that the vehicle was believed to be in the downtown area. Dover Police said the apprehensions were made at approximately 11:24 p.m.
Officers stopped the Toyota Avalon with New Jersey registration in the parking lot of the hotel at approximately 11:24 p.m. Police said the driver, later identified as Salih Oliver, 21, of Smyrna, fled from the vehicle and entered a room at the hotel. The passenger, Brian Sadler Jr., 23, of Dover, was taken into custody without incident.
Officers identified the room that Mr. Oliver entered, and Adriana Sisombath, 18, of Dover, was taken into custody inside it without incident. Mr. Oliver was located hiding in a cabinet during a search of the room, police said.
Police said officers located 106 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia consistent with drug dealing, and a loaded black 9mm Glock 43 while checking the room.
Mr. Oliver was charged with possession counts including with intent to deliver marijuana, firearm by a person prohibited, firearm during the commission of a felony, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and driving while suspended or revoked. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $76,000 cash bail.
Ms. Sisombath was charged with possession counts including with intent to deliver marijuana, firearm by a person prohibited, firearm during the commission of a felony, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. She was committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $47,000 secured bail.
Mr. Sadler was charged with maintaining a dwelling for selling drugs and released on his own recognizance.
Smyrna Police spokesperson Lt. Brian Donner said no further information was available due to the ongoing investigation.
Smyrna Police ask anyone with information to call Detective M. Sarkissian at 302-653-9217..