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Florida Fugitive Arrested in Lewes

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LEWES-Del.- The Delaware State Police arrested a Florida man wanted on multiple felony charges Friday.

The Troop 7 PACE Team began their investigation into illegal drug sales from a Lewes home on Magnolia Drive North on July 11th. Officers say Rashad Sharp was living in the Lewes residence. 

Troopers say when they arrested Sharp on Friday, drug paraphernalia was found in plain view with crack cocaine residue that tested positive for cocaine.

The Sussex Drug Unit assisted PACE with the execution of the search warrant of the residence and two vehicles. The search warrant revealed approximately 8.2 grams of cocaine and $140.00 dollars in suspected drug proceeds were located.

Police say 28-year-old Sharp had a warrant issued by the Dewey Beach Alderman Court for offensive touching.

Sharp also has criminal warrants from Brevard County Sheriff's Office in Florida for the following charges; distribution of Cocaine, possession of Cocaine with the intent to sell and possession of Cocaine.

Officers took Sharp to Troop 7 in Lewes where he faces possession of Cocaine and other drug related charges, as well as an out of state fugitive charge.

Sharp is being held at Sussex Correctional Institute with a $9,500 cash bond

According to officers, a bench warrant was issued by the Brevard County Court for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm from a vehicle, fleeing from police, aggravated assault with a firearm, resisting arrest and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

 

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