New Castle County Police Arrest Probationer After He Abandons His 5-year-old Son In A Car While Fleeing From Police

New Castle County Police have arrested 28-year-old Malik Brown for resisting arrest and drug offenses in the community of Wellington Woods.

(Newark, Del.-19702) On Wednesday(June 14) at about 10:00 a.m., New Castle County Safe Streets detectives received information that  Malik Brown was selling drugs in the community of Wellington Woods. Safe Streets detectives attempted to stop Malik Brown who was driving a red sedan. He then fled in the sedan and Safe Streets detectives found the vehicle moments later in the community of Wellington Woods. Malik Brown then fled  from police on foot leaving  his 5-year-old son in the car.

Malik Brown was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. The 5-year-old appeared to be unharmed and did not require medical attention.

Malik Brown was observed by detectives discarding 169 capsules of Heroin as he fled. Safe Street detectives were able to conduct an administrative search at Malik Brown’s residence which is located in the unit block of Laxford Dr.  Detectives located 221 capsules of heroin and $2,948.00 in suspected drug proceeds.

Malik Brown was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin in a tier 2 quantity, disregarding a police officer’s signal , endangering the welfare of a child by acting recklessly in a manner likely to injure the child, endangering the welfare of a child while committing a drug offense with  child present,  resisting arrest, driving without a license, aggressive driving, failure to use turn signal, failure to stop at a red light and unreasonable speed .

Malik Brown was arraigned and committed to Howard Young Correctional Institution after failing to post a $25,000.00 secured bond.

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