Troopers Arrest Man for Driving a Stolen Car

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The Delaware State Police arrested 19-year-old Sheldon Harrison of Millsboro, Delaware last night after he was found driving a stolen car in Frankford.

On May 28, 2023, at approximately 9:56 p.m., a trooper on patrol observed a blue 2017 Hyundai Elantra traveling southbound on Pyle Center Road south of Shockley Town Road. A computer check of the car’s registration showed that the vehicle had been reported as stolen the by Salisbury Police Department on May 25, 2023. The trooper attempted to stop the car as it turned into a residential driveway on Daisey Road, but the driver accelerated forward towards the backyard. The driver and his two passengers then exited the car and attempted to run away, but all three were taken into custody by responding troopers assisted by the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit. The Elantra struck and damaged the homeowner’s septic tank before it came to a stop in the yard.

Harrison was taken to Troop 4 and charged with the following offenses:

  • Receiving Stolen Property Over $1,500 (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree
  • Numerous traffic violations

Harrison was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and released on $3,802 unsecured bond.

The two passengers, both 16-year-old boys from Millsboro, Delaware, were each charged with Resisting Arrest. Both teens were arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and released to their parents.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto

Released: 052923  1512



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