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*Update Suspect Arrested* Pursuit Leads To Drug Charges and One Suspect Still At Large – Bridgeville

Date Posted: Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Bridgeville- The Delaware State Police have arrested 18 year-old Damaj Showell of Bridgeville, DE, on felony drug and related charges as a result of an incident that occurred on June 30, 2020.

The initial incident occurred on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at approximately 11:09 a.m. on the 21000 block of Mill Park Dr., Bridgeville. Sussex Governor’s Task Force (GTF) officers observed Showell who was wanted on outstanding charges in the front passenger seat of a vehicle. Troopers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle on King Road in the area of Dove Road, but the vehicle failed to stop. During the vehicle pursuit, Showell jumped out of the moving vehicle and ran into nearby woods and was unable to be located.

Pursuit Leads To Drug Charges and One Suspect Still At Large – Bridgeville

Showell turned himself in to Troop 5 and was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance Tier 1 (Felony)
  • Disregard a Police Officer Signal (Felony)
  • Conspiracy 2nd Degree (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest

Showell was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on his own recognizance.

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