Attempted Traffic Stop Near Seaford Leads To Arrests Of Two People On Drug-Related Charges

Tazieh Clemmons
Julius Cheers

An attempted traffic stop this week resulted in a pursuit and the arrests of two people.
According to Delaware State Police, during a proactive patrol on Old Furnace Road the driver of an SUV was spotted not wearing a seat belt. The driver kept going, then stopped on King Road and fled on foot.
Troopers with a State Police K-9 caught up with 18-year-old Tazieh Clemmons of Seaford. Police said Clemmons was in possession of some heroin and $2,586 in suspected drug proceeds. Clemmons was treated at a hospital for minor injuries sustained during the apprehension and was later released.
Police also said the smell of marijuana in the vehicle led to a search, and some marijuana and $146 in suspected drug proceeds turned up.
A passenger, 18-year-old Julius Cheers of Salisbury, threw some drug paraphernalia to the ground and was taken into custody without incident, according to State Police.

Delaware State Police listed these charges:

Tazieh ClemmonsClemmons was charged with the following crimes:

  • 2 Counts- Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • 2 Counts- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 
  • Multiple Traffic Violations

He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $7,005.00 secured bond. 

Cheers was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • 2 Counts- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 

He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on a $3,000.00 unsecured bond.