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Friday, August 24, 2018

Troopers Arrest Seaford Man on Multiple Drug and Weapon Charges

Darnell C. Stokes
Darnell C. Stokes (photo: 2010)

Seaford- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Seaford man after he resisted arrest and was found in possession of drugs and a weapon.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:27 a.m., on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 on King Road in the area of Concord Pond. Troopers observed a silver color Ford Focus stopped on the grassy area and observed a subject exit the vehicle. As Troopers approached the subject and attempted to identify him, the suspect fled on foot and a foot pursuit ensued. The suspect later identified as 35-year-old Darnell C. Stokes, was subsequently taken into custody. A search in the vicinity of Stokes' vehicle yielded approximately 4.69 grams of cocaine, brass knuckles, and drug paraphernalia.

Stokes was transported back to Troop 5 where he was charged with the following:
Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony
Possession with Intent to a Controlled Substance
Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited Prior Violent Crime Felony
Resisting Arrest
Tampering With Physical Evidence
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
Criminal Impersonation
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts)
Driving While Suspended or Revoked
Disorderly Conduct
Failure to Comply with Taking Fingerprints

Stokes was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to theSussex Correctional Institution on $13,250.00 secured bond.


Anonymous said...

Gotta love that 13%. Keeping crime at the forefront, its their forte.

Anonymous said...

He is also a Muslim and preaches anti-american crap.

Anonymous said...

Is that a repeat offender from the 2010 photo??

Anonymous said...

Good job by the troopers but there had to be more than just someone pulled over and getting out of their car or is that now a crime in Delaware? Don't get me wrong but if I were to see something on the side of the road I would want to photograph or just take a closer look at in order to satisfy a curiosity in Delaware I now have to be ready to defend my actions to an officer of the law? Like I said there has to be more to it than him just pulling over and getting out of his car to raise the officers suspicion of criminal activity. Or did I miss something?