Dover Man Arrested on Firearm Charges Following Traffic Stop

Incident Number:  50-23-40586

Date/Time: Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 11:55 a.m.

Location: South State Street and Loockerman Street Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Anthony Ciferni III, 35, of Dover, for firearm charges following a traffic stop Saturday morning. The investigation began at 11:55 a.m. when Officers stopped Ciferni after he had committed several traffic violations. During the stop, a Dover Police K-9 (K-9 Jax) alerted to the vehicle for the positive presence of narcotics. A search was conducted and officers located a loaded sawed off shotgun concealed underneath of a book bag and drug paraphernalia. Ciferni was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.

Ciferni was committed to SCI on $23,003 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Possession of a Destructive Weapon
-Various Traffic Charges

Anthony Ciferni III
Dover, DE

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