Delaware

Police arrest two after they were reportedly uncooperative with officers during drug investigation

HARRINGTON, Del. - Two people were arrested on Tuesday while police were investigating drug sales in Harrington.

The Harrington Police Department says they responded to the 400 block of Messicks Road, in Harrington, for a report of someone possibly selling drugs. According to police, they searched the area and found two suspects matching the description they were given. Police identified the two individuals as 22-year-old Antonio Bynum and 25-year-old Tina McTeer, both of Earl Street in Harrington.

According to the report, Bynum would not cooperate with police and pulled away the officers while they were speaking to him. At that point, police reportedly tried arrest Bynum which led to a struggle. Officers say that after taking him into custody, McTeer, the girlfriend of Bynum, began to act disorderly with the officers, and started yelling and cursing at police. Authorities say McTeer was taken into custody after failing to obey the officer's commands to stop cursing and yelling. Police say Bynum was treated on scene by emergency responders for minor facials injuries, but he refused to be transported to a hospital.

Officials say after investigating they learned that both, Bynum and McTeer, had active warrants. Bynum had an active warrant out of Justice of the Peace Court 8, and McTeer had active warrants out of Justice of the Peace Court 6, and Kent County Court of Common Pleas. They were arraigned on their warrants via video phone at the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and both were given unsecured bonds.

Authorities say Bynum was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, while McTeer was charged with disorderly conduct. Both were released pending future court appearances.
 


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