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Dover Man Arrested for Vehicular Assault and Drug Offenses Following DUI Related Crash 3-19-2021

Incident Number: 50-21-7526

Date/Time:  Friday, March 19th, 2021 at 12:10 a.m.

Location: News Castle Avenue and River Road, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us

The Dover Police Department arrested Brian Krolick (25, Dover) following a hit and run collision on Friday morning.  At approximately 12:10 a.m. officers received a call for a motor vehicle collision in the 200 Block of North Governors Avenue where Krolick’s vehicle struck the rear of another vehicle occupied by two people.  Krolick fled the scene and a witness continued to provide location updates over the phone.  Arriving officers observed Krolick running into an alley near Lakewood Place and Columbia Avenue and was arrested without incident.  A search of Krolick’s vehicle led to the discovery of three vacuum sealed bags containing approximately 1,454 grams of marijuana.

Arresting officers observed that Krolick appeared to be intoxicated at the time and transported him to Kent General Hospital for a blood draw.  While hospital staff were attempting to draw blood for the DUI investigation, Krolick kicked two Dover police officers.  

The driver of the other vehicle was transported to Kent General Hospital for treatment of injuries that included a broken right leg and a brain injury.  The passenger was also treated at Kent General Hospital for treatment of an injury to their mouth as a result of the collision.

Krolick was committed to SCI on a $46,500 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Vehicular Assault 1st Degree
-Vehicular Assault 3rd Degree
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana
-Offensive Touching Law Enforcement (2x)
-Resisting Arrest
-Leaving the Scene of an Injury Accident
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Disorderly Conduct

Brian Krolick
Age: 25
Dover, DE