BB gun, knife found during Dover arrest

Dareus Anderson

DOVER — A 30-year-old Dover man was facing felony charges after allegedly being found with a BB gun and knife following an argument Tuesday night, Dover Police said.

According to authorities, officers were called to the area of S. Bradford and Loockerman streets at approximately 8:04 p.m. for the report of a man waiving a firearm in the air toward a group of people.

Upon arrival, witnesses claimed that Dareus Anderson, who was dressed in all red, had been arguing with several persons in the area and motioned toward his waistband while making threats about a gun, spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Officers located Mr. Anderson and discovered that he had a BB gun tucked in the waistband of his pants, police said. A further search revealed a butcher knife in his backpack as well, police said.

Mr. Anderson was taken into custody without incident and charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of deadly weapon by person prohibited and disorderly conduct. He was

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