Dover Man Arrested On Drug and Firearm Charges

Incident Number: 50-23-36013

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 5:08 p.m.

Location: South New Street and West Reed Street

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email:

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Tyrese Bailey, 22, of Dover, on drug and firearm charges following a stop Wednesday evening. On Wednesday at approximately 5:08 p.m., the Dover Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit was conducting a firearms investigation on Bailey when he was contacted in the area of South New Street and West Reed Street. Bailey was taken into custody without incident and officers located a .22 Caliber Rifle concealed inside of his jacket. Officers continued their search of Bailey and located 54.1 grams of marijuana, 154 bags of heroin and 1.3 grams of crack cocaine. Bailey was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Bailey was committed to SCI on $152,200 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition By a Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (2x)
-Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of a Controlled Substance In a Tier 1 Quantity
-Possession of a Controlled Substance

Tyrese Bailey
Dover, DE

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