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Harrington Man Accused Of Ramming Police Patrol Car

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18-year-old Carl Reeves Jr., of Harrington 18-year-old Carl Reeves Jr., of Harrington

HARRINGTON, Del. - A Harrington man has been arrested, after police say he rammed a patrol car during a chase. According to Harrington Police, officers pulled over 18-year-old Carl Reeves Jr., for a traffic violation on Delaware Avenue, around 1:20 AM, on Thursday.

Police say that Reeves appeared to be under the influence, so assistance from the K-9 unit was called in, and the K-9 reportedly alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. After the alert, the officer reportedly asked Reeves to get out the car, but instead he apparently sped off.

Police say they followed suit, and blocked off Fairgrounds Road, in an attempt to stop Reeves. According to the report, Reeves continued at a high rate of speed, and hit a patrol car, causing minor injuries to the officer. Reeves vehicle then continued on, hitting a utility pole, and telephone box before finally coming to a stop. Officers were then able to arrest Reeves.

A search of the vehicle reportedly revealed 4 grams of synthetic marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

After being treated for non-life threatening injuries, Reeves was taken to the Police Department, where he was charged with a slew of offences, including, possess a controlled substance in a tier 1 quantity with two aggravating factors, resisting arrest with force, DUI, and 2nd degree vehicular assault.

He is being held at Sussex Correctional Institute on $9,108 bond.

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