Time for drug suspect to beat feet so cops wouldn’t get his heat or cocaine

Anthony Benson Beat Feet

DOVER, DEL. — Dover Police report that a Dover man was arrested at 11:32 pm on Oct. 22, 2014 on drugs and weapon charges after fleeing from police in a vehicle.

Police say that Officers from the Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Kings Highway and Division Street, operated by Anthony Benson, 34, after learning that he had an active capias for his arrest.

Benson then fled from the officers, leading them on a short vehicle pursuit that ended in the rear alley of Upland Avenue. Benson then attempted to flee on foot but was quickly apprehended.

Officers discovered a loaded .38 caliber revolver and 3.6 grams of crack cocaine in the vehicle. Benson is being held at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $42,510 secured bond on the following charges:

Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited

Possession of Firearm Curing Commission of Felony

Possession of Ammunition by Person Prohibited

Possession With Intent to Deliver Cocaine

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Reckless Endangering

Resisting Arrest

15 various traffic charged related to the pursuit

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