DOVER, DELAWARE – The Dover Police Department reports that officers of the agency have arrested Jamar Hynson, 34, of Dover, on DUI and weapons charges following a stop on July 9, 2023, at 2:42 am. 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. Hynson has a prior DWI conviction in Maryland.
Upon contacting Hynson, Master Corporal Ryan Schmid reports that 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 committed 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
HYNSON ARRESTED FOR DWI BY KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND, DEPUTY; PLEADED GUILTY IN EASY PLEA DEAL WITH ZERO TIME IN JAIL
Jamar Rashad Hynson of 52 Willis Drive, Dover, Delaware, was arrested by Kent County Sheriff while operating a vehicle on Old Worton Road on June 24, 2023, at about 11 am. He was cited for driving on a revoked permit.
Hynson, while living in Chestertown, Maryland, was arrested for DWI by Kent County Sheriff’s Deputy S. M. Maloney and entered a guilty plea in Kent County Court on May 14, 2013, before Judge John Nunn III in a plea deal with the Kent County States Attorney Robert Strong resulting in a verdict of Probation Before Judgement, a fine of $500 with $250 suspended and no time in the slammer. On the same day, the States Attorney Strong put a weapons charge against Hynson on the Stet Docket.