BEAR, De. - Authorities in Delaware are searching for a man who sped off during a traffic stop Sunday morning in Bear.
According to investigators, 51-year-old Carl Simpson Jr. was pulled over near Greenhill Avenue around 10 a.m. after he failed to signal a lane change.
During the traffic stop, police say an officer saw a syringe cap containing a white powdery substance on Simpson Jr's lap. When the officer instructed Simpson to exit the car, he sped away.
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The pursuing officer reportedly lost sight of Simpson Jr's gold Hyundia Sonata entering the city limits of Wilmington.
Simpson Jr. is wanted on a felony charge of disregarding a police officer and related offenses.
Anyone with information on Simpson Jr.'s whereabouts is asked to contact detectives at 302-761-6677 or 911.
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