Officer Injured When Fleeing Suspect Throws Chair

The Dover Police Department arrested two suspects on drug charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said at approximately 11:58 AM, officers stopped a vehicle in the area of South New Street and Reed Street. The officers contacted Markeeva Williams-Moore (Driver) and Charles Seabrooks (passenger) and smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

When asked to exit, Seabrooks fled on foot while Williams-Moore was detained without incident. As Seabrooks fled, he threw a chair into the path of one officer, causing minor injuries. Seabrooks was apprehended a short time later with the assistance of a Taser.

Seabrooks was found in possession of $990 in suspected drug proceeds, 28.8 grams of marijuana, and 10.1 grams of crack cocaine. according to Hoffman. Officers then found an additional $562 in suspected drug proceeds, 65 bags (.455 grams) of heroin, 4.7 grams of marijuana, and 1.7 grams of crack cocaine inside the vehicle and in Williams-Moore’s purse, Hoffman added.

Charles Seabrooks was committed to SCI in default of $32,000 bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Crack Cocaine
-Assault 2nd Degree (Law Enforcement)
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin
-Possession of Heroin
-Possession of Marijuana
-Drug Paraphernalia
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Markeeva Williams-Moore was released on an O.R. bond on the following charges:
-Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine
-Possession of Marijuana
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree


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