Troopers Arrest Man for DUI and Felony Gun Charges

Delaware State Police arrested 34-year-old Michael Marciano, Jr., of Millsboro, Delaware, for a DUI and gun-related charges Wednesday night in Oak Orchard.

On February 14, 2024, at approximately 10:28 p.m., a trooper on patrol observed a silver Toyota Tacoma parked at a gas pump at Royal Farms, located at 26672 John J. Williams Highway. The trooper checked on the driver of the Tacoma, who appeared to be asleep in the driver’s seat with the truck running. Upon contacting the driver, identified as Michael Marciano, the trooper observed drug paraphernalia in plain view, and once out of the truck, troopers discovered a 9mm Glock handgun concealed in his waistband. During the interaction, Marciano showed signs of impairment and troopers conducted Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. After tests were completed, Marciano was taken into custody for DUI and a search of Marciano’s person and truck led to the discovery of the following:

  • Loaded .38 Smith and Wesson revolver
  • Loaded 9mm Glock handgun
  • Loaded 9mm Glock magazine
  • Fictitious Military and DEA identification cards
  • Fictitious DEA badge and patches
  • 1 wax heroin bag
  • Drug paraphernalia

Marciano was transported to Troop 4, where he was charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $38,400 secured bond.


Michael Marciano











  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm within 10 Years of a Felony Conviction (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Firearm (Felony)
  • False Impression of Being a Police Officer (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm while Under the Influence
  • DUI
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – 3 counts


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