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Lincoln man charged with resisting arrest

Andrew White, 35, of Lincoln, DE – Delaware State Police Dept.

A wanted Lincoln man was arrested on felony charges after police say he resisted arrested.

According to Delaware State Police, around 1:30 p.m., Sunday troopers on patrol witnessed 35-year-old Andrew White walking northbound on Greentop Road, south of Ross Road.

The trooper was familiar with White and knew that he had several active warrants for his arrest, according to police. A traffic stop was initiated and during the interaction, police say White fled the scene on foot.

After a brief foot pursuit, the trooper tried to take White into custody, but police say he resisted and had a physical altercation with the trooper.

White was successfully taken into custody and the trooper was not injured during the incident, but there was damage to his uniform.

White was charged with Resisting Arrest (Felony), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief, and Disorderly Conduct. He was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $2,400 secured bond.

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