Wilm. man charged with drug offense after anonymous tip
Wilmington police say a 22-year-old city man was arrested Saturday after officers received an anonymous tip about alleged drug dealing.
Two patrol officers arrived at the 800 block of Morrow Street around 1:42 p.m. after receiving a report by community members of someone engaged in drug transactions.
Police say the officers approached Davon Avant-Crosby, who was standing on the block and matched the description provided in the tip.
Avant-Crosby allegedly began turning his body away from the officers, and police say a pat down revealed a plastic bag containing 5.6 grams of crack cocaine in his pocket.
Police say officers later learned Avant-Crosby had two capiases for his arrest.
He was arraigned at JP Court 20 and released after posting $5,000 cash bail.
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