Troopers: Fleeing Suspect Crashes Into Ditch, $17,000 Cash, Weed Found, Released On Unsecured Bond

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Georgetown – The Delaware State Police arrest a suspect after a traffic stops leads to the discovery of drugs, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at approximately 10:25 a.m. when a Trooper observed a red Ford Taurus traveling eastbound on Hardscrabble Road, above the posted speed limit.

As the Trooper activated his emergency equipment, the operator, identified as 20-year-old Cory R. Mister of Seaford continued traveling eastbound, Austin said.

Mister lost control of his vehicle, crashed into a ditch and attempted to flee the scene on foot, according to Austin. A brief foot pursuit ensued and subsequently Mister was taken into custody. Further investigation revealed that Mister was in possession of over $17,000 in suspected drug proceeds and 407.65 grams of marijuana, said Austin.

Mister was transported back to Troop 4 where he was charged with Possession of Marijuana, Resisting Arrest, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Tampering With Physical Evidence, Reckless Driving, and other multiple traffic related offenses. He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $9,110.00 unsecured bond.

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