Police: Felton woman assaults officer

Erica Davis

FELTON — A Felton woman allegedly assaulted a police officer during a Wednesday night response, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m. in the 600 block of Plymouth Road. Upon arrival, troopers contacted a 43-year-old woman who claimed that Erica Davis entered the residence and confronted her. Ms. Davis, who police were told was angry for unknown reasons, allegedly grabbed a kitchen knife and threatened to stab the woman.

A witness at the residence was able to disarm Ms. Davis, but police said the person was assaulted and suffered minor injury. Ms. Davis then exited the residence and damaged the female’s vehicle before leaving the area, police said.

As troopers were on scene conducting the investigation in to the assault, Ms. Davis returned to the residence and began approaching the female in an aggressive manner, police said. She allegedly ignored verbal commands given by Troopers and when being taken into custody, injured a trooper, police said.

Once in custody, police alleged that Ms. Davis threatened to spit on a trooper and proceeded to kick him as she was placed in the police car. No medical attention was required.

Charges included aggravated menacing, resisting arrest with force, second-degree assault on law enforcement officer, third-degree assault, criminal mischief and offensive touching. Ms. Davis was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown in default of $19,300 cash bond.

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