Man Sought By Newark Police In Alleged Assault Case Turns Himself In


Taylor Reynolds, who had been sought by Newark Police turned himself in to Newark Police at around 9:00 Wednesday evening, according to Lt. Andrew Rubin.

Rubin said Reynolds was processed on a warrant for charges of Assault Second Degree and Strangulation. He appeared via video before Justice of the Peace Court #11 in New Castle and was released from Newark Police custody after posting $16,000 cash bail.

New Castle County Police also released a statement regarding Taylor Reynolds, who was a former recruit at their 45th Police academy.

“Our primary concern is with the victim of this crime. Taylor Reynolds’ alleged actions contradict the values held by the New Castle County Police.

Although Taylor Reynolds was employed as a recruit and was set to graduate tonight, this incident has halted that process.

As of last night, Taylor Reynolds was placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an internal investigation.”

Original Report

On July 7, 2019, at 1:43 in the morning, Newark Police responded to the 300 block of Christina Mill Drive, in reference to an assault. The 24-year-old female victim stated that during an argument with an acquaintance, she was physically assaulted, according to M/Cpl William Smith.

Smith said the victim identified her acquaintance as Taylor Reynolds, 25 of Newark. She was able to eventually leave the apartment and contact the police. Reynolds fled from the residence prior to police contact and has not been located.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries.

Newark Police have obtained warrants charging Reynolds with Assault Second Degree Recklessly Intentional Serious Injury and Strangulation.

Anyone with information as to Reynolds’ whereabouts is asked to call Newark Police at (302) 366-7111 or 9-1-1.

Subscriber Notes:
This is the second incident that we referenced yesterday in our subscriber-only post. Police have not officially released details regarding the first incident at this time.

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