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Delaware State Police Arrest a Lincoln Man on Criminal and Traffic Charges- Ellendale


Date Posted: Monday, September 27th, 2021

Ellendale, DE- Delaware State Police arrested Javon D. Currie, 25, of Lincoln, on criminal and traffic charges following a traffic stop Sunday night in Ellendale.

On September 26, 2021, at approximately 7:44 p.m., a Delaware State Trooper was traveling directly behind a silver Chrysler 200 eastbound on Beach Highway, south of the South Old State Road intersection. A computer inquiry conducted on the vehicle revealed the registered owner and operator, Javon Currie, had a suspended driver’s license and two active capiases for his arrest. The trooper conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the Southern Grille of Ellendale parking lot located at 13239 South Old State Road, Ellendale. Contact was made with Currie, and he was taken into custody without incident. A search of the vehicle was conducted, resulting in the discovery of a handgun magazine with 10 9mm Luger handgun bullets, a Canik TP9SF 9mm handgun, drug paraphernalia, and approximately 47.48 grams of marijuana.

Currie was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 7 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving While Suspended 
  • Display of Suspended License
  • Possession of Suspended License

Currie was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released on a $30,602.00 unsecured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper

Released: 092721 1145

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