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Two Arrested Following Vehicle Pursuit

Incident Number: 50-22-29561

Date/Time:  Friday, September 23, 2022, at 1:58 a.m.

Location:  Royal Farms,293 Saulsbury Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Nasir Ray, 20, of Edgewater Park, NJ and a 17-year-old male, also from Edgewater, NJ, following a vehicle pursuit early Friday morning. The investigation began when Dover Police was notified by Edgewater Police Department regarding a stolen vehicle that was actively being tracked in the area of Royal Farms. Officers responded to the area and located the vehicle, a 2023 Hyundai Elantra, with New York registration and attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle failed to stop and the officers began a vehicle pursuit. The vehicle pursuit ended in the 300 block of Northdown Drive, Dover, DE when three occupants fled from the vehicle on foot. After a K-9 track, Ray and the 17-year-old male were taken into custody without incident. The driver, described as a black male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, was not located and his identity is currently unknown. The suspects were transported to Dover Police and arraigned at JP#7.

Both suspects were issued a $2000 Secured bail on the following charges:
-Resisting Arrest
-Hindering Prosecution

Nasir Ray
Edgewater Park, NJ