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Troopers Attempting To Locate Bear Man Wanted For Disregarding a Police Officer-Wilmington


Date Posted: Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Wilmington– The Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to located 51-year-old  Carl L. Simpson Jr., of Bear, DE (no photo available) after a traffic stop led to him disregarding a police officer’s signal.

The incident occurred on May 17, 2020 at approximately 10:00 a.m., when a Trooper observed a tan Hyundai Sonata traveling northbound on Greenhill Ave., and failed to utilize it’s turn signal while switching lanes.  A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, identified as Carl Simpson.  The Trooper observed a syringe cap containing a white powdery substance on Simpson’s lap.  The Trooper ordered Simpson to exit the vehicle, when Simpson proceeded to take off, while spinning his tires and headed eastbound on Lancaster Ave.  The Trooper lost sight of the vehicle upon entering the City limits of Wilmington.

Troopers have been unable to locate Simpson who has an active warrant out of Troop 1 for the following:

  • Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Aggressive Driving
  • Spinning Tires
  • No Person Shall Turn or Move a Vehicle without giving proper Signal
  • Other Traffic Related Offenses

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Simpson is asked to contact Troop 1, TFC. Boyda at 302-761-6677 or by calling 911. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 051720 1353

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