Delaware man arrested for driving under the influence, possessing stolen firearm

Delaware State Police have arrested a man after he was found to be under the influence and in possession of a stolen firearm early Sunday morning.

Delaware State Police have arrested a man after he was found to be under the influence and in possession of a stolen firearm early Sunday morning.

The incident occurred just after 2 a.m. on the unit block of Third Street when police were dispatched for reports of a domestic.

Prior to arrival, police were told that one subject had fled the scene in a white Audi.

Police observed a vehicle matching this description leaving the High Point Park neighborhood on Buffalo Road.

Authorities initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, 20-year-old William H. Cloak IV of Felton, and detected a strong odor of marijuana.

Upon searching the vehicle, police found a Glock .40 caliber handgun with an obliterated serial number under the driver's seat.

Further investigation determined that Cloak was a person prohibited from carrying a firearm. It was also discovered that the firearm had been reported stolen.

Cloak was taken into custody and faces a number of charges.

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