Troopers Arrest Man for Aggravated Menacing

Mugshot photo of Timothy Lawrence

Delaware State Police arrested 19-year-old Timothy Lawrence, of Dagsboro, Delaware for a weapons-related offense following an argument on Wednesday morning.

On September 27, 2023, at approximately 5:13 a.m., troopers responded to a residence on the 31000 block of Hope Street in Ocean View, Delaware, for a disorderly conduct. The investigation revealed that a verbal argument occurred between an 18-year-old female victim and Lawrence, her roommate’s boyfriend. During the argument, the victim told him to leave the residence. Lawrence then removed a knife from his pocket and waved it in the victim’s face. As Lawrence walked toward the door to leave the room, he stabbed the wall with the knife. No one was injured during the argument.

Troopers then made contact with Lawrence and took him into custody without incident. He was transported to Dagsboro Police Department, where he was charged with the following crimes:

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

Lawrence was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the Sussex Correction Institution on a $7,000 secured bond.

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