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State Police Arrest Man on Weapon Charges Following Vehicle Pursuit


The Delaware State Police arrested 33-year-old William Timmons of Delmar, Delaware, on weapon charges following a pursuit that occurred yesterday evening in Delmar.

On September 25, 2023, at approximately 8:55 p.m., a trooper on patrol in the area of Susan Beach Road and White Deer Road in Delmar observed a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo operated by William Timmons. It was known to the trooper that Timmons was wanted for an earlier Troop 4 investigation, and a computer inquiry revealed he had an active capias. The trooper observed the Chevrolet fail to maintain its lane and initiated a traffic stop. Timmons disregarded the police signal, and the Chevrolet began fleeing at a high rate of speed. After a brief vehicle pursuit, the Chevrolet came to a stop in the driveway of a residence on the 6000 block of White Deer Road. Timmons disregarded multiple verbal commands by troopers to exit the car and continued to resist as he was ultimately taken into custody. Troopers searched the car and located drug paraphernalia and a bayonet on the rear seat.

Timmons is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a deadly weapon. Timmons was taken to Troop 5 and charged with the following offenses:

Timmons was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $26,710 cash bond.

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