Three Arrested After Police Chase In Dover

Dover – The Dover Police Department arrested three suspects following a vehicle chase on Saturday morning. Officers were checking the area of Capital Park after receiving a report of a stolen Toyota Prius from North America Avenue earlier in the day, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Shortly after that incident, Milford Police Department advised that a Chevrolet Sonic had been stolen from a WAWA after a suspect exited a Prius in the parking lot. While checking the area of Capital Park, officers observed both stolen vehicles at S. Governors Blvd. and Senator Avenue. The operator of the Prius, a 17-year-old male, abandoned the vehicle on Dover Circle and was picked up by Omari Marion (18), who was operating the Chevrolet Sonic, according to police.

The Sonic then began traveling southbound on Bay Road, where officers attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle fled through the Blue Hen Corporate Center parking lot onto S. Little Creek Road, into Barrister Place, through an alley into the Stoney Creek development, and then into the Schoolview development where three occupants fled on foot. All of the suspects were successfully apprehended by pursuing officers.

Omari Marion (18) was committed to SCI in default of $9,760 cash on the following offenses:
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Receiving Stolen Property
-Disregarding Police Officer Signal
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Resisting Arrest
-Multiple Traffic Violations

The 17-year-old was committed to Stevenson House in default of $7,520 secured bond on the following charges:
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Resisting Arrest
-Traffic Offenses
-Burglary 2nd Degree (outstanding warrant from an unrelated case)

A 13-year-old was committed to Stevenson House in default of $7,500 cash bond on the following charges
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Resisting Arrest

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