Dover Man Arrested For DUI and Weapons Charges

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Incident/Complaint#:  50-23-21681

Date:  Sunday, July 9, 2023 at 2:42 a.m.

Location: Greentree Drive Dover, DE

Contact:  Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: [email protected]


The Dover Police Department has arrested Jamar Hynson, 34, of Dover, on DUI and weapons charges following a stop early Sunday morning. The investigation began at approximately 2:42 a.m. when Officers stopped a vehicle for striking a pedestrian crossing sign in the Greentree Shopping Center. Upon contacting Hynson, Officers detected the odor of marijuana and alcohol coming from inside of the vehicle. Officers also noted that Hynson was exhibiting signs of being impaired by drugs and/or alcohol and requested he exit the vehicle at which time he refused to comply. Officers attempted to remove Hynson from the vehicle however he resisted and refused to get out. Officers were eventually able to force him from the vehicle and take him into custody. Officers located a 9mm handgun concealed in the driver’s door following a search of the vehicle. Hynson was transported to Dover Police Department for processing. At Dover Police Department, Hynson continued to refuse to comply with instructions from Officers and pushed two officers while in the cell block area however he was eventually secured.

Further investigation revealed that the vehicle Hynson was operating had an expired registration and his license was suspended.

Hynson was commmitted to SCI on $12,300 secured bail on the following charges:
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence
-Offensive Touching of a Law Enforcement Officer
-Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence
-Driving While Suspended or Revoked
-Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or drugs
-Operation of an Unregistered Motor Vehicle
-Inattentive Driving

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Jamar Hynson
Dover, DE

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