Dover Man Arrested After Administrative Search

The Dover Police Department has arrested Daquan Watson, 22, of Dover, on weapons and drug charges following an administrative search Thursday afternoon.

Master Corporal Ryan Schmid said the investigation began when members of the Dover Police Street Crimes Unit assisted Delaware Probation and Parole with an administrative search at Watson’s residence in the 100 block of Gristmill Drive Dover, DE. A black Taurus G2C handgun and 17 bags of heroin were located as a result of the search according to Schmid. Watson was taken into custody without incident and was transported to Dover Police Department where he was arraigned through JP#2.

Watson was committed to SCI on $30,200 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
-Possession of Ammunition by a Prohibited Person
-Possession of a Counterfeit Controlled Substance