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Maryland Man Arrested After Crashing Stolen Vehicle

Delaware State Police have arrested 26-year-old Damiean Turner of East New Market, Maryland, for firearm and traffic-related offenses.

On February 26, 2023, at approximately 8:34 a.m., a trooper was dispatched to Seaford Road north of Morgan Branch Drive for a single motor vehicle accident. The investigation revealed that a Chevrolet Equinox was traveling northbound on Seaford Road before it exited the east edge of the roadway and struck a guardrail. Damiean Turner, who showed signs of impairment, was identified as the sole occupant and driver of the Equinox. A computer inquiry revealed that the vehicle was stolen from the Salisbury Police Department’s jurisdiction. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a loaded firearm and additional ammunition. Turner was transported to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries from the motor vehicle accident. He was later charged with the following crimes:

Turner was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a $33,400 cash bond.

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