Carjacking Vehicle Recovered, Two Released Without Bond

Wilmington Police have arrested a man and woman and recovered a vehicle taken in a carjacking.

Officials said on October 30 at approximately 11:37 p.m., police on patrol in the Riverside area observed an occupied vehicle that was taken in an armed carjacking earlier in the day in the area of 22nd and Thatcher Streets. 

When police attempted to conduct a vehicle stop, the vehicle fled.  The vehicle was located moments later and the occupants, 25-year-old Michael Sanders and 30-year-old Verniqua Coverdale attempted to flee on foot said police.  Both subjects were taken into custody without incident.

Sanders was charged with the following offenses in addition to several traffic violations:

  • Receiving Stolen Property over $1,500
  • Resisting Arrest

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $2,125 unsecured bail

Coverdale was charged with Resisting Arrest.

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on her own recognizance.

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