- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Authorities say a man shot by a Dover police officer two years ago has been arrested on drug charges.

Police say 23-year-old Terrence Fletcher was arrested after a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon and charged with possession of heroin and crack cocaine.

It was not immediately clear whether Fletcher has an attorney.

The shooting of Fletcher, who is black, by a white officer in 2015 led to racial tensions in the community.

Some residents claimed that Fletcher was unarmed, but police, who were responding to reports of a man armed with a handgun, found a revolver at the scene. Fletcher later pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed deadly weapon. Prosecutors dropped a second charge of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited.

Fletcher was sentenced to five months in prison.



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