Three Arrested Following Firearm Investigation/Search Warrant

Incident Number:  50-24-3575

Date/Time: Tuesday, January 30th, 2023 at 8:45 p.m.

Location: Bally’s Hotel and Casino, 1131 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Antonio Goicuria,19, of Dover, William Friends, 20, of Felton, and Sameer Dover, 26, on multiple charges following a firearms investigation and search warrant Tuesday night. On Tuesday at 8:45 p.m., members of the Dover Police Departments Street Crimes Unit and Delaware Probation and Parole were conducting a firearms investigation which led them to contact a vehicle in the parking lot of Bally’s Hotel and Casino. The occupants of the vehicle, Goicuria, Friends, and Dover, were taken into custody without incident. During a search of the vehicle, officers located three Polymer 80 9mm handguns concealed and approximately 1,006.9 grams of marijuana. Following the stop, Officers conducted a stop in the unit block of Stevenson Drive at a residence related to this investigation. As a result of the search warrant, officers located multiple firearm parts. 

The suspects were transported to Dover Police Department where they were processed and arraigned.

Goicuria was committed to SCI on $12,600 secured bail on the following charges:
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon a Firearm (2x)
-Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (3x)
-Possession of a Large Capacity Magazine(Civil Violation)

Friends was released on $2,500 unsecured bail on the following charge:
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon a Firearm

Dover was committed to SCI on $2,700 secured bail on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance 
-Possess/Consumer Marijuana Other Than Personal Use Quantity
-Possession of a Drug Paraphernalia Marijuana Related (Civil Violation)


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