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Laurel Man Arrested After Leading Deputies on Chase Through Wicomico County

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Ezzie Eastoner Small, 32, of Laurel, Del. Ezzie Eastoner Small, 32, of Laurel, Del.

SALISBURY, Md.- A Laurel, Del. man is behind bars after leading Wicomico County sheriff's deputies on a chase that started in Salisbury and ended in Fruitland.

On Sunday, Sept. 4, a Wicomico County Sheriff's deputy noticed a truck stopped at the intersection of South Salisbury Avenue and College Avenue while the light was green. 

The deputy went up the window and saw the driver, 32-year-old Ezzie Small, asleep behind the wheel. The deputy knocked on the window, attempting to wake Small. According to the deputy, Small woke up and took off as soon as he saw the deputy.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the deputy followed Small, who was driving at 90 mph. Small drove to a house on Hayward Avenue in Fruitland. The deputy said Small then got out and tried to hide inside.

The deputy followed Small through the house and out the back door. The deputy eventually caught up with Small on foot and arrested him. According to the Sheriff's Office, the deputy found suboxone on Small.

Small was arrested and  charged with possession of CDS, driving while suspended, reckless driving, negligent driving, and speeding. He was ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $60,000 bond. 

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