Dover Man Wanted Following Vehicle Pursuit and Collision That Injured One
Incident Number: 50-22-31699
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 11:44 p.m.
Location: 200 Block of Presidents Drive, 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 is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Tyree Stevens, 30, of Dover, DE following a vehicle pursuit that ended in a collision, injuring one person. The incident began Tuesday when the Dover Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit was conducting a firearms investigation, which lead them to Stevens. Officers from the Street Crimes Unit contacted members of the Delaware State Police Kent Governors Task Force (GTF) to assist with this investigation. Stevens was located in the 200 block of Presidents Drive Dover, DE inside of a vehicle at approximately 11:44 p.m.. Officers from the Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop on Stevens at which time he fled in the vehicle. Stevens struck a light pole at the north east corner of Bay Road and Presidents Drive and continued northbound on Bay Road, leading Street Crimes Officers and officers with GTF on a vehicle pursuit.
The pursuit ended at Whiteoak Road and North Dupont Highway when Stevens failed to negotiate a right turn, striking another vehicle that was stopped on Whiteoak Road waiting for the light. After the collision, Stevens fled on foot. A perimeter was set up and K-9 track was conducted, however Stevens was not located at this time.
As a result of the collision, a 31-year-old female of Dover, DE was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.
A search of Stevens’ vehicle yielded a purple and silver Smith & Wesson .380 Caliber handgun.
Stevens is currently wanted for the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Disregarding a Police Officer Signal
-Vehicular Assault Third Degree
-Leaving the Scene of a Collision Resulting in Injury
-Failure to Provide Information As Collision Scene Resulting in Property Damage
-Multiple Traffic Charges
If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance. You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us
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