Lewes Woman Charged after Resisting Arrest & Assault on a Trooper


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A Lewes woman has been arrested after an incident at the Wawa on Dartmouth Drive Sunday night.  Delaware State Police were called for a disorderly woman who was asking customers for gas money and cursing at them if they refused.  The suspect ran off when police located her, but as the Trooper tried to detain 37 year old Dawn Baker of Lewes, she resisted and struck the Trooper.   Baker was charged with 2nd degree assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and other offenses.  The trooper was received for minor injuries and damage to her equipment.