Fugitive arrested on drug charges in Dover

Robert Young (Photo: Dover PD)
Robert Young (Photo: Dover PD)

DOVER, DELAWARE (5/20/2015) A fugitive was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop, Dover police said this morning.

The arrest came about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday at South State Street and Wyoming Avenue, Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

He said Robert Young, 25, a homeless Dover man, was charged with possession of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia, criminal impersonation for giving a false name and being an out-of-state fugitive.

Hoffman said Young was wanted by Delaware State Police, Frederica police and on a warrant from Pennsylvania.

He was being held at Vaughn Correctional Center in near Smyrna  lieu of $9,266 secured bond.

The arrest was made by Dover’s street crimes unit, recently re-formed in the wake of several homicides and shootings in the city.

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