Magnolia men charged with home invasion where police say they severely beat and robbed a Bridgeville man

A group of Magnolia men were arrested on a slew of felonies after police say they broke into the home of a Bridgeville man who they severely beat and robbed.

According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred just before 2 a.m., Wednesday, November 10, as troopers were dispatched to the 14000 block of Sussex Highway for reports of a home invasion. Police arrived and learned that three male suspects entered the home and confronted a 34-year-old male victim in his bedroom.

While in the bedroom, police say the first suspect pistol-whipped the victim in the head and demanded money. The second suspect then brandished a knife and stabbed the victim in both legs, causing significant injury.

The second suspect then continued to stab the victim multiple times in the legs, according to police. The third suspect remained in the hallway outside the bedroom.

The victim was later transported to an area hospital for injuries to the head and lower extremities. 

The suspects fled from the home in the victim’s red Ford F350 pickup truck. The stolen vehicle was located in the 100 block of Cherry Drive in West Magnolia, recovered by troopers on Thursday, December 16.

Through investigative means, police were able to identify the suspects as 24-year-old Troy McNally, 22-year-old Jemel Davis, and 23-year-old Jeremiah Brown, all of Magnolia, Delaware.

On December 8, McNally was taken into custody by Delaware State Police as he was being discharged from an area hospital for unrelated injuries. He was transported to Troop 4 where he was charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony), Robbery First Degree (Felony), Home Invasion Burglary First Degree (Felony), Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony), Assault Second Degree (Felony), Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony).

McNally was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $167,000 cash bond.

On December 15, Davis was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony), Robbery First Degree (Felony), Home Invasion Burglary First Degree (Felony), Assault Second Degree (Felony), Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony).

Davis was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $192,000 cash bond.

Later that same day, Brown was taken into custody at the Sleep Inn on Coastal Highway in Lewes by the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force. He was charged with Robbery First Degree (Felony), Home Invasion Burglary First Degree (Felony), Theft of a Motor Vehicle (Felony), Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony).

Brown was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $124,000 cash bond.

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