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Police: Dover Man Arrested After Appearing to Swallow Crack Cocaine

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DOVER, Del.– A Dover man is facing charges after police say he resisted arrest and swallowed what appeared to be crack cocaine.

According to the Dover Police Department, it happened Wednesday around 7:42 p.m. when officers attempted to make contact with Joevon R. Russ, 39, of the 700 block of Bacon Avenue, as part of a drug investigation.

When Russ saw the officers, he fled, but police caught him after a brief chase. Police said Russ resisted arrest and damaged a mirror on a vehicle parked at Whiteoak Condos. According to the arresting officers, Russ also managed to swallow what they suspected was crack cocaine. He was then transported to Bayhealth Hospital for a medical evaluation and treated and released with no reported injuries.

Russ was charged with resisting arrest, criminal mischief and tampering with physical evidence. He was arraigned at JP7 and released on $1,500 secured bond.

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