State Police Arrest Man for Knife-Point Robbery

Delaware State Police have arrested 61-year-old Jeffrey Cagle of Newark, Delaware following a robbery investigation that began on Saturday evening.

On October 1, 2022, at approximately 9:43 p.m., troopers were dispatched to the Dash In convenience store located at 1148 Christiana Road in Newark regarding a robbery. The ensuing investigation revealed that a male suspect had entered the business and presented a demand note to the clerk. The suspect then approached the clerk and began attacking her. The victim was able to stab the suspect before he fled from the store on foot. The clerk was treated at an area hospital for injuries sustained during the incident.

Through investigative means, it was determined that Jeffrey Cagle was the suspect of the robbery. On October 4, 2022, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Cagle was contacted during a traffic stop in Newark and taken into custody without incident. Cagle was transported to Christiana Hospital for treatment of his stab wounds. While at the hospital, he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Attempted Robbery First Degree (Felony)
  • Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)

Cagle was arraigned via videophone by Justice of the Peace Court # 11 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $28,000 cash bond.

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