State Police Arrest Man for Felony Assault of Motel Employee

The Delaware State Police arrested 43-year-old Anthony Garcia of Wilmington, Delaware, for multiple felony charges following an assault that occurred on Tuesday afternoon at a motel in New Castle.

On January 9, 2024, at approximately 12:27 p.m., troopers responded to the Superlodge located at 1200 West Avenue, New Castle, for a report of an assault. Upon arriving, troopers located the suspect, identified as Anthony Garcia, at the motel and took him into custody without incident. During the investigation, troopers learned a Superlodge employee had asked Garcia and a 33-year-old woman to leave their motel room on three separate occasions after their check-out time had passed. During the employee’s third request, Garcia exited the room with a knife in his hand and lunged at the employee. After a brief altercation, the employee got away from Garcia, at which point Garcia approached the employee a second time with the knife in his hand. The employee was treated at the scene by EMS for injuries to his hand.

Garcia was taken to Troop 2, where he was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $76,000 cash bond.

  • Assault Second Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony)

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