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Ocean View Police Dept
Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 :: 08:08 p.m. EDT


Selbyville man arrested on drug and traffic charges after crashing into a home in Ocean View. Visit for more details.

OCEAN VIEW – Joshua T. Kositzke, 23, of Selbyville, was arrested by Ocean View Police at the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Friday, April 18, 2014. According to police, Kositzke, who was operating a 2003 Jaguar sedan, was driving at a high rate of speed on Cedar Drive. As he approached the intersection of Central Avenue, Kositzke failed to slow or stop for the stop sign. The Jaguar traveled through the intersection at a high rate of speed, left the roadway, and struck a home at 155 Central Avenue. Although the Jaguar suffered heavy damage, Kositzke was uninjured. Three occupants in the home were also uninjured. OVPD officers arrived on scene within 60 seconds of being dispatched, and detained Kositzke. During the course of their investigation, officers discovered over 28 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, and related drug paraphernalia, inside Kositzke’s Jaguar. Police charged Kositzke with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana with Aggravating Factors, three counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Reckless Driving, Driving with an Expired License, Failure to stop at a Stop Sign and Failure to have Insurance Identification. Kositzke was released on $3,700.00 unsecured bail pending a Preliminary Hearing in the Court of Common Pleas.

Ocean View Police Dept
201 Central Ave
Ocean View, DE 19970

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-539-1111

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