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Wilmington Man Arrested After Police Pursuit in Seaford

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Theodore Smallwood, 19, Wilmington Theodore Smallwood, 19, Wilmington

SEAFORD, Del.-  Delaware State Police  arrested a Wilmington man on drug charges after a short pursuit.
 
Troopers were patrolling around 8:30 p.m. attempting to locate a car that had just been pursued by the Harrington Police Department.  
 
A trooper spotted the car southbound on Sussex Highway as it turned onto Bridgeville Highway. The trooper initiated the traffic stop with emergency lights and siren.  Police say the driver refused to stop and immediately started to speed up, passing vehicles in a no-passing zone.  The car then turned left onto Dutton Road before turning into Seaford Meadows. 

Police say a black man, later identified as Theodore Smallwood, 19 of Wilmington,  then jumped out of the car and hid in a patch of tall grass. The trooper located and apprehended him.
 
Smallwood was found to be in possession of marijuana, heroin, drug paraphernalia and money. Smallwood was transported to Troop 5 where he was charged by troopers  for Resisting Arrest, Possession of Marijuana and Heroin and four counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He was unable to be arraigned due to being impaired and he was subsequently committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute. He also had multiple capiases out of various courts in New Castle County. 
 
The vehicle was located a short time later abandoned in Seaford.
 
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident or the identity of the occupants, they are asked to contact Trooper C. Breidigan at 302-337-1090.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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