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Dover Man arrested after Resisting Arrest

Incident #: 50-15-11113 Date/Time: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 1942 hours

Location: 1001 Whiteoak Road (Whiteoak Condos Development) Dover, Delaware

Officer Releasing Information: Lt. David E. Spicer Criminal Investigation Unit Commander


On Wednesday April 29, 2015 at 1942 hours Officers from the City of Dover Police Department Safe Streets Unit attempted to contact defendant Joevon R. Russ (39) as part of a drug investigation. Upon Russ observing the officers he decided to flee on foot and was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit. While being taken into custody defendant Russ resisted arrest causing damage to a mirror of a parked vehicle at Whiteoak Condos. During the arrest defendant Russ managed to swallow/ ingest what appeared to be suspected crack cocaine. Officers attempted to remove the suspected crack cocaine from the defendants mouth but were unsuccessful. Defendant Russ was transported to Bay Health Hospital in Dover, DE for a medical evaluation. Defendant Russ was treated and released from Bay Health Hospital with no injuries. Defendant Russ was processed at Dover Police Department and then arraigned at JP#7. Defendant Russ received a $1500.00 secured bond and was released from court.


Mugshots Not Found

Defendant: Joevon R. Russ

Age: 39

Resides : 700 Block of Bacon Ave. Dover, DE

Charges: Resisting Arrest, Criminal Mischief, Tampering with Physical Evidence