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Delaware State Police Attempting to Locate Dover Man Wanted for Felony Weapon Charges- Dover


Date Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2020

Dover- Delaware State Police are attempting to locate 36-year-old Dustin L. Ellsworth of Dover on felony weapon charges.

On October 15, 2020, at approximately 9:46 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to a residence on Steel Road, Dover, for a reported disorderly subject. Through their investigation, troopers determined Dustin confronted individuals in a vehicle parked outside the home with a Remington 12 gauge shotgun. Dustin cycled a round in the weapon and shouted, “you scared now” at the car before it fled the area. Before troopers arrived on the scene, Dustin also fled the area in an unknown direction.

Dustin is wanted on the following charges:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (felony)
  • Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (felony)

Anyone with information regarding Dustin’s location should contact Tpr. A. Carter with Delaware State Police Troop 3 by calling 302-697-4454, emailing Anthony.J.Carter@delaware.gov or calling 911. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com .

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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