Millsboro Man Arrested on Assault & Burglary Charges


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A Millsboro man has been arrested for multiple felony charges after a domestic incident in Millsboro followed by a burglary in Milton early Friday morning. Delaware State Police were called to a home on River Bend Road for a report of a stabbing. Police learned that the victim’s partner, identified as 23 year old Davion West, entered a bedroom occupied by the sleeping victim and their 9-month-old baby. West argued with the victim and stabbed her in the leg with a knife.

West left in a red Mazda 3 that he stole from the residence. He was spotted on Harbeson Road, but when police attempted a traffic stop , he drove off at a high rate of speed until he lost control and crashed on private property. West ran off on foot through a cornfield and police were called for someone trespassing and entering a garage on Shingle Point Road in Milton. West was found in the garage and arrested.

Police recovered the knife at the Millsboro home. West was taken to Troop 7 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Burglary First Degree (Felony)
  • Assault Second Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle (Felony)
  • Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (Felony)
  • Attempted to Commit Theft of a Motor Vehicle (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Additional Traffic Offenses

West was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $84,400 secured bond.