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Dover Man Wanted After Fleeing Traffic Stop and Almost Striking Officer

Incident Number: 50-22-25027

Date/Time:  Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 09:49 a.m.

Location: Levy Court Lane and South Little Creed Road, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is seeking Jeffrey Boatwright (25) of Dover, who is wanted after fleeing from officers during a traffic stop.  Officers stopped Boatwright for a motor vehicle violation in the area of Levy Court Lane and South Little Creek Road on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 9:49 a.m.  Officers made contact with Boatwright and asked for his identification at which time he put the car in gear and accelerated his vehicle almost striking the Officer’s foot. Officers initiated a vehicle pursuit however the decision was made to discontinue the pursuit due to safety concerns at the time.  

Boatwright is currently wanted for the following offenses:
-Disregard Police Officer Signal
-Reckless Endangering Second Degree
-Resisting Arrest
-Reckless Driving
-Multiple Traffic Violations

Jeffrey Boatwright
Dover, DE

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