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Fugitive Arrested After Brief Vehicle Chase 9-17-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-31200

Date/Time:   Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 2:31PM

Location:   North New Street, North of Cecil Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Shakur Peck (21) following a brief vehicle pursuit on Saturday afternoon.  Officers on patrol observed Peck operating a white Lexus in the area of New Street and Cecil Street at approximately 2:31PM on Saturday, September 15th.  Officers ran a computer check and determined that Peck was wanted for Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited, Theft of a Firearm, Theft Under $1,500, Failure to Re-Register as a Sex Offender, and multiple capias’.  Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but Peck fled.  After a short pursuit, Peck stopped and was taken into custody without incident.  Three other occupants were briefly detained but not charged in the incident.

Peck was charged with the following offenses in addition to his outstanding warrants:
-Disregard Police Officer Signal
-Resisting Arrest
-Driving While Suspended (DE License)
-Reckless Driving
-Multiple Traffic Violations

Peck was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution (SCI).

Shakur Peck
Dover, DE