The incident occurred around 2 a.m. as officers observed a suspicious vehicle during a routine patrol on the 4000 block of N. Tatnall St.
Police say the man, 27-year old Melvin Robinson, attempted to flee from the scene as officers approached his vehicle.
He was quickly apprehended and placed under arrest.
Charges for this incident include possession with intent to deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle for drugs, and resisting a police officer, as well as several outstanding charges.
No bail information is available at this time.