Harrington Police arrest man on various drug, gun charges

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police arrested a Harrington man on multiple charges following a short vehicle chase early Tuesday morning.

Just before 2 a.m., officers tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation, however the driver failed to stop and continued to drive, attempting to elude police. The driver, 44-year-old George Jones, then drove through an alley in the 1000 block of S. State Street, hitting a garage and a parked vehicle. Jones then got out of the vehicle and tried to flee on foot, but was quickly taken into custody.

A subsequent search of Jones’ vehicle resulted in the recovery of a handgun with an obliterated serial number, 9.09 grams of crack cocaine, 47.9 grams of marijuana, 97 bags of heroin, and a digital scale.

Jones was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, possession of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm with obliterated serial number, carry concealed deadly weapon, three counts of criminal mischief, resisting arrest, and multiple traffic offenses.

He was held at SCI on a $32,800 cash bond.

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