Sussex Officers Make Big Arrest

Bridgeville- Delaware Probation and Parole and Delaware State Police have arrested 49-year-old Calvin L. Allen, an active probationer, for drug and traffic charges following a traffic stop and foot pursuit Monday night. 

On Monday, February 15, 2021, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Governors Task Force officers conducted a vehicle stop that Calvin Allen. Rather than just pulling over, Allen drove for a short distance before exiting the vehicle and fleeing on foot. As officers pursued Allen, they observed him ditch three bricks of heroin from his person. Allen failed to comply with the officers commands to stop and continued to flee but was ultimately taken into custody without further incident.

Allen was found in possession of the following:

  • Approximately 81.9 grams (11,700) bags of heroin
  • Approximately 3.84 grams of crack cocaine
  • $1,081.00 in suspected drug proceeds


Allen was charged with the following crimes:

  • Violation of Probation
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver Tier 3 Quantity (Felony)
  • Possession With Intent to Deliver (Felony)
  • Tampering With Physical Evidence (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts)
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Reckless Driving
  • Driving a Vehicle at Unreasonable Speed
  • Failure to Drive at Speeds Appropriate for Conditions
  • Failure to Signal (2 counts)
  • Failure to Stop at Stop Sign

Allen was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3, and a $148,105.00 cash bond was issued. An Administrative Warrant was also issued by Probation and Parole due to Allen being on Probation with a $100,000.00 bond set.