Lincoln Man Charged After Physical Altercation with Trooper

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LINCOLN, DE (DSP RELEASE) – Delaware State Police have arrested 35-year-old Andrew White of Lincoln, DE for resisting arrest and other charges following a pedestrian traffic stop that occurred on Sunday afternoon in Lincoln.

On May 1, 2022 at approximately 1:33 p.m., a trooper on patrol observed Andrew White walking northbound on Greentop Road south of Ross Road. The trooper was familiar with White and knew that he had several active warrants for his arrest. A traffic stop was initiated and during the interaction White fled the scene on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, the trooper attempted to take White into custody, but he resisted and had a physical altercation with the trooper. Subsequently, White was successfully taken into custody. The trooper was not injured during the incident but there was damage to his uniform. Additionally, a search incident to arrest led to the discovery of drug paraphernalia.

White was transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Resisting Arrest (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Disorderly Conduct

White was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $2,400 secured bond.