Harrington woman, 19, charged in domestic dispute

HARRINGTON — A 19-year-old Harrington woman was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after police responded to a reported domestic dispute at Diamond Court Apartments early Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Tyaisia Smith was arrested after the alleged incident at 1:21 p.m. and found to have an active capias out of the Kent County Court of Common Pleas for failure to appear for a case review, Harrington Police said.

Spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said she became involved in an argument with another person in the residence in front of a small child.

Other charges include offensive touching and disorderly conduct.

Ms. Smith was arraigned via video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 2 in Rehoboth Beach on the criminal charges and the capias.

She was issued a $1,500 unsecured bond for the criminal charges but she was given a $1,000 secured bond for the capias and was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of bond, police said.


Reach the Delaware State News newsroom at newsroom@newszap.com

You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. (You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable.) Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box.

Facebook Comment