Dover Man Arrested After Burglary & Assault


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A Dover man has been arrested for burglary and strangulation after an incident at a home on East Water Street early Saturday morning. Police were called around 5:25am and could hear yelling on the open 9-1-1 line. When Police arrived the victim told them 32 year old Nathaniel Bowman of Dover broke into her home and assaulted her with her children present. He assaulted her a second time after she called for help and left the home with some of her property.

Police found Bowman at a home on River Road where he was arrested and charged:

  • Burglary First Degree
  • Strangulation
  • Assault 3rd
  • Theft Under $1500
  • Endangering the welfare of a child (5x)
  • Malicious Interference with Emergency Communications
  • Criminal Mischief

He’s being held at SCI in default of a $38,500 secured bail.