A Prince William County police officer intercepted a suspected drug deal in a Dale City neighborhood after a caller reported it, according to police spokesman Officer Jonathan Perok.
Anthony Dalane Togan, 33, of Madrigal Drive, is charged with two counts of possession with intent to distribute a schedule I or II narcotic, one count of possession of marijuana, one count of reckless driving, one count of eluding and one count of driving on a revoked license.
On Tuesday at 2:54 p.m., police responded to the 14100 block of Madrigal Drive, where a caller reported that someone in a car may have been selling drugs. Officers arrived and walked up to the vehicle on foot.
"At that point, the driver sped off at a high rate of speed. While fleeing, an occupant of the vehicle discarded a baggie which contained suspected cocaine," Perok said in a press release. "Witnesses to the incident directed officers to the vehicle which was found unoccupied a short distance away."
Police dispatched a K-9 to search for the suspect, but were unable to find him. Detectives from the Prince William-Manassas-Manassas Park Narcotics Task Force were able to ID the driver as Tolgan.
Officers executed a search warrant at Tolgan's home and found an undisclosed amount of cash and marijuana, Perok said. They also arrested Tropeca Monique Allen, 39, of Madrigal Drive, on the charge of possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Police said they do not believe she was involved in the incident by the car.
Allen will appear in court on Oct. 18, while Togan's date is set for Dec. 2.