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Dover Post
  • Dover man arrested on drug and weapons charges

  • Curtis L. Simmons, a resident of Dover, was arrested on Tuesday for violating probation.
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  • Members of the Delaware State Police Kent County Governor's Task Force have arrested a Dover man after he found in possession of a gun and drugs.
    GTF troopers and probation officers were in the Felton area Tuesday evening searching for a suspect, identified as Curtis L. Simmons, 44, said Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier.
    Simmons, who was wanted out of Superior Court for a probation violation, was spotted in the area of the 100 block of Old New Road at the Woodland Manor Mobile Home Park, Felton, and taken into custody without incident.
    A search turned up a loaded .22-caliber revolver, 2.9 grams of cocaine, 2.6 grams of marijuana, and other drug paraphernalia, Fournier said.
    Simmons, whose last known address was in the 100 block of Spruance Road, Dover, was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited while in possession of a controlled substance, two counts of drug dealing, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    He was ordered held at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna in default of a $76,200 secured bond.
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