One Man Charged with Assaulting Officer, Another At-Large in Salisbury


The Salisbury Police Department says they have arrested and charged a man with the assault of a Salisbury Police Officer, and another man remains at-large on numerous traffic related charges and for involvement in an incident.

Police say 26-year-old Jordan Devaughnta Jobe of Salisbury was wanted for outstanding warrants related to a traffic incident. When Police were on the scene of a housing inspection in the 300 block of Martin Street, they came across Jobe and attempted to take him into custody. He fled on foot and officers pursued him and ultimately located him at a property across the street. He actively resisted arrest, at which time 30-year-old Daniel Marcus Mapes approached and began assaulting the officers in an attempt to fire Jobe. Mapes punched an officer and attempted to interfere with their equipment. Jobe was able to free himself and flee on foot, avoiding arrest.

Mapes has been arrested and was transported to PRMC for treatment of minor injuries. He was charged with assaulting a police officer, obstructing and hindering, interfering with a lawful arrest and failure to obey a reasonable and lawful order and resisting arrest.

A search of the belongings Jobe was carrying at the time of the incident revealed a controlled dangerous substance. Salisbury Police say no officers were injured in the incident. Anyone with video of the incident including surveillance camera footage is asked to contact SPD at (833) SBY-CITY.