Georgetown sex offender arrested following police chase

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A Georgetown man was arrested after police say he caused a chase when officers tried to pull him over for failing to re-register as a sex offender.

Georgetown Police charged 25-year-old Eder Rosas with numerous traffic charges and failing to re-register as a sex offender after a vehicle chase Thursday afternoon.

25-year-old Eder Rosas – Georgetown Police Dept.

Rosas was observed by detectives driving on South Bedford Street. When officers tried to perform a traffic stop, he refused to stop and fled for several miles at a high rate of speed, according to police.

During the chase, Rosas reportedly disregarded several traffic signals and drove on the wrong side of the road, at which time officers discontinued the pursuit in the interest of public safety.

With the assistance of Delaware State Police, Rosas was located at a residence in Frankford and taken into custody without incident.

Rosas was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $4900.00 secured bond on the following charges: failure to re-register as a sex offender, disregard a police officer’s signal, resisting arrest, driving while suspended/revoked, reckless driving, aggressive driving and multiple traffic violations.