Two men are facing drug charges after a chase in Long Neck.
About 3 p.m., June 1, police observed a gray Dodge Avenger run a stop sign at the intersection of Banks Road and Route 24. The trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the vehicle continued eastbound on Route 24 toward Angola Road. The vehicle made an abrupt right turn onto Angola Road.
As the vehicle approached a curve on Angola Road, the operator, Wayne O. Revel Jr., 41, of Smyrna, slowed and pulled onto the shoulder of the roadway and jumped out of the moving vehicle. He was taken into custody without incident.
The passenger, Donald P. Phillips, 40, of Milton, got out of the vehicle and attempted to run into the woods. As he was doing so, police say, Phillips threw a handful of contraband into the woods. Phillips was contacted and refused to comply with commands. He was was ultimately tasered and taken into custody without further incident.
A search of the vehicle revealed large quantities of methamphetamine and heroin along with drug paraphernalia and marijuana.
The following was recovered:
• 28.8 grams of methamphetamine
• 33.4 grams of marijuana
• 1 gram of heroin in 140 bags
• 2.2 grams of hashish
• 75 amphetamine 20 mg tablets
• 62 Tizanidine 4mg tablets
• Three Alprazolam 1 mg tablets
• Multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia.
Revel Jr. was charged with drug dealing Tier 5, two counts of possession with intent to deliver Tier 5, two counts of possession with aggravating factor, second-degree conspiracy, possession with the intent to deliver marijuana, reckless endangering, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a prescription without a prescription, failure to stop on command, resisting arrest, four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and disregarding a police officer signal, failure to stop at a stop sign and failure to signal. Revel was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $100,002 cash bond.
Phillips was charged with two counts of drug dealing Tier 5, two counts of possession with intent to deliver Tier 5, two counts of possession with aggravating factor, carrying concealed deadly weapon, second-degree conspiracy, possession with the intent to deliver marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, tampering with evidence, possession of prescription without a prescription, resisting arrest and three counts of drug paraphernalia. Phillips was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $98,505 cash bond.