DOVER — A 32-year-old Dover man was charged with firearm and drug offenses following a home visit by Delaware Probation and Parole in the 100 block of Willis Road, authorities said.
Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said the incident occurred at 12:27 p.m. Monday as officers visited Terrence Davis. He had an active capias for his arrest as well, police said.
When Mr. Davis answered the door, police said, officers could smell a strong odor of marijuana inside. Probation and Parole conducted an administrative search of the home and located a .40 caliber handgun inside of the dishwasher, two handgun magazines, 47.3 grams of MDMA, 13.3 grams of marijuana, and two digital scales, police said.
Mr. Davis and a 27-year-old male that was also inside the home were taken into custody and transported to the Dover Police Department. The 27-year-old male was released after being issued a civil citation for possession of marijuana.
Charges filed against Mr. Davis included possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of MDMA, possession of firearm/ammunition by person prohibited (three counts), illegal gang participation, possession of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $193,200 cash bond.