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Troopers Arrest Two Following Vehicle Pursuit

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Delaware State Police have arrested 27-year-old Sarah Campbell of Dover, Delaware and 29-year-old Davonta Brown of Woodside, Delaware for drug and weapon offenses following a vehicle pursuit that occurred early Thursday morning.

On September 22, 2022, at approximately 1:26 a.m., a trooper on patrol in the Milton area observed a silver 2021 Nissan Altima traveling at a high rate of speed on southbound Coastal Highway north of Cave Neck Road. The trooper attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the operator disregarded the trooper’s emergency equipment and accelerated away on southbound Coastal Highway. Another trooper in the Lewes area was able to successfully deploy a tire deflation device to disable the Altima. The vehicle came to a stop in the area of the Crab House restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, and its two occupants, identified as operator Sarah Campbell and passenger Davonta Brown, were taken into custody without further incident.

A search of the vehicle at the scene led to the discovery of approximately 140.15 grams of marijuana, approximately 0.56 grams of suspected heroin, a prescription pill, various items of drug paraphernalia, and a .22 LR handgun with an obliterated serial number. Computer checks of Brown revealed that he was a convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Both Campbell and Brown were transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following crimes:

Sarah Campbell: Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony); Possession of a Firearm While Possessing a Controlled Substance (Felony); Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony); Possession of a Weapon With an Obliterated Serial Number (Felony); Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony); Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (Felony); Possession of Marijuana; Possession of a Controlled Substance; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Numerous traffic offenses.

Campbell was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $43,000 cash bond.

Davonta Brown: Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony); Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited; Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony); Possession of a Weapon With an Obliterated Serial Number (Felony); Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony); Possession of Marijuana; Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Brown was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $60,750 cash bond.

 

Source: Delaware State Police Newsroom

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