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Man Wanted for Assaulting and Fleeing from Dover Police Arrested 7-9-15


On the morning of Thursday, July 9th, the US Marshall’s Delaware Task Force in conjunction with the Dover Police Department and Delaware State Police Governor’s Task Force, arrested John E. Pauley in connection with the below incident.  Pauley was arrested in the 300 block of Jefferson Woods Drive, in Harrington, DE without incident.

Complaint # 50-15-17894

Date/Time: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 9:32AM

Location:  Independence Blvd/Lamplighter Lane, Dover, Delaware

Officer Releasing Information: Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


Dover Police are seeking John E. Pauley (25), of Milford, after fleeing from an officer on Friday morning.  At approximately 9:32AM, a Dover Police officer stopped Pauley for running a stop sign in the area of Independence Boulevard and Lamplighter Lane.  After stopping, the officer learned that Pauley was wanted numerous times by Superior Court, including a Violation of Probation.  As officers attempted to arrest Pauley, he fled in his vehicle striking one officers hand, and continued northbound on Independence Boulevard.  The officer suffered minor injuries to his hand as a result of the incident.  Pauley was last seen operating a Gray 2001 Chevrolet 2500 truck that was unregistered.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on the suspects whereabouts is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.

Pauley is currently wanted by the Dover Police Department on the following charges:
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Resisting Arrest with Force/Violence (injures officer)
-Disregard Police Officer Signal
-Numerous traffic violations

John Pauley
John Pauley