Bridgeville Man Arrested after Pursuit from Lewes to Ellendale


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A Bridgeville man has been arrested by Delaware State Police after leading trooper on a vehicle pursuit on Thursday. Police went to the Red Mill Inn in Lewes attempting to locate 22 year old Marquez Brewer, who was wanted for a shooting incident in the Coverdale Community. Brewer was spotted in the parking lot, but when police tried to contact him he drove out of the hotel parking lot – striking a motel pillar. Brewer struck two DSP cars as well as a civilian vehicle on Gravel Hill Road before losing control of his vehicle on Holly Tree Road near Ellendale where he was arrested. Brewer was treated for minor injuries – no one else was injured.

Brewer faces several felony offenses –

  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Reckless Endangering First Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited (Felony)

Charges related to the pursuit and collisions are pending. He is being held at SCI in default of a $25,000 secured bond.

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