Laurel, DE- Delaware State Police arrested Tradon Mccants, 31, of Laurel, Sunday night for home invasion and related charges.
On January 30, 2022, at approximately 8:20 p.m., troopers were dispatched to the 30000 block of Discount Land Rd. for a home invasion in progress. Upon arrival, officers located the male suspect standing inside the residence’s front door. After multiple commands, the male, identified as Tradon Mccants, exited the home and was taken into custody. A search of Tradon’s person was conducted incident to arrested and a concealed folding knife and drug paraphernalia were located. The investigation determined two female residents were inside the home when they heard a knock on the front door. When they went to see who was there, they observed a male subject, later identified as Tradon Mccants, wearing a hoodie and holding a blanket standing outside. Tradon then ran and hit the wooden front door, causing glass on the door to shatter and open quickly, striking one of the females. The two residents ran to a window and climbed out to getaway. They then hid outside as they called 9-1-1 and waited for the police to arrive. When Tradon was in the home, he damaged property inside one of the bedrooms. The female residents were uninjured during the incident. Tradon sustained minor injuries that did not require medical attention. He was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 5 and charged with the following crimes:
- Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
- Burglary First Degree (Felony)
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
- Criminal Mischief Over $1,000
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Offensive Touching
Tradon was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $62,200.00 secured bond.