Dover man arrested on drug, weapons charges

Javian Scott, 18, of Dover, DE – Dover Police Dept.

A Dover man has been arrested on drug and weapons charges.

The Dover Police Department arrested 18-year-old Javian Scott on gun charges during a traffic stop on Saturday night, according to police. Officers stopped Scott in the area of Lincoln Street and Forrest Street for a motor vehicle violation around 10:58 p.m.

During the stop, police say they could smell a strong odor of marijuana in the vehicle. During a search, they located 23 grams of marijuana, a loaded .45 caliber handgun under the driver seat, and a loaded revolver in a backpack inside the vehicle.

Scott was released after posting a $25,000 secured bond on the following charges: Possession of Firearm/Ammo by Person Prohibited (3x), Carry Concealed Deadly Weapon (2x), and Possession of Marijuana.

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