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Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance Locating Suspect Wanted for Theft of Motor Vehicle

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Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance locating Dashaun Truitt, 26, of Lincoln, Delaware.

On September 19, 2023, at approximately 5:20 p.m., Delaware State Police were called to the 9000 block of Tharp Road, Seaford, Delaware for a stolen motor vehicle report. The 62-year-old victim of Seaford, Delaware, told the arriving trooper that his friend saw and followed the stolen red 1990 Jeep Wrangler in the area of Hastings Farm Road and Concord Pond Road. The trooper located the Jeep traveling southbound on Concord Pond Road. The Jeep accelerated and began to travel at a high rate of speed as the trooper tried to catch up to it with the emergency equipment activated. The operator, identified as Dashaun Truitt, struck a tombstone before striking a tree, disabling the Jeep. He fled from the stolen vehicle in the area of Henry Drive and Church Road, Seaford, Delaware. Truitt has an active warrant for the following crimes:

Attempts to find Truitt have been unsuccessful. He is described as a black male, approximately 6’1”, and approximately 265 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information regarding Truitt’s whereabouts is asked to contact Trooper First Class B. Pellegrini by calling (302) 337-1090. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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