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Convicted felon arrested for having a gun, features two new charges just signed into law

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The Dover Police Department arrested 23-year-old Gregory Scott on firearms charges on Thursday night. It’s an arrest that features two new laws signed by Governor John Carney on Thursday.


Officers contacted Scott in the 400 Block of North DuPont Highway as the result of a firearms investigation. When officers approached, Scott fled on foot but was apprehended quickly and without incident.


Officers then located a 9mm handgun with an extended magazine (30 rounds) that Scott was in possession of. The gun had an obliterated serial number and was altered to make it fully automatic. Scott is a person prohibited as the result of two prior felony convictions.

Gregory Scott was committed to SCI on a $34,400 cash bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of a Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Possession of Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
-Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Resisting Arrest
-Possession of a Destructive Weapon

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