Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Frederica- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Felton man after a vehicle pursuit led to the discovery of drugs.
The incident occurred on June 5, 2019 at approximately 12:40 a.m., when a Trooper observed the operator of a black Nissan Sentra on their cell phone while traveling on Clapham Road, Frederica. A traffic stop was initiated when the driver refused to stop and led police on a pursuit while committing several traffic violations including reckless and aggressive driving.
The vehicle eventually came to a stop on northbound Route 1. Troopers made contact with the driver, identified as 28-year-old Taquion A. Turner, who was taken into custody without further incident. A search of the vehicle was conducted and the following was recovered:
Troopers also located approximately 8.01 grams of crack cocaine that had been thrown out of the vehicle’s window by Turner during the pursuit.
Turner was transported back to Troop 3 where he was charged with the following:
Turner was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on his own recognizance.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe