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Troopers Have Located Dagsboro Stabbing Suspect

Update: The Delaware State Police have arrested 52-year-old Mark Drummond of Lewes, DE for Assault 2nd Degree and related charges.

On July 15, 2020, Troopers located Drummond and transported him back to Troop 4, where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Assault 2nd Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child

Drummond was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $74,000 cash bond.

Original Story

Dagsboro- The Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate 52-year-old Mark Drummond who is wanted for Assault 2nd Degree and related charges, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on July 14, 2020, at approximately 4:28 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 34000 block of Chippewa Drive, Dagsboro, in reference to a stabbing. Upon arrival, Troopers learned that Drummond responded to the residence to confront a 52-year-old male victim from Dagsboro after Drummond was accused of stealing an item from the residence. Drummond and the victim had a verbal exchange that turned physical. During the fight the male victim was stabbed in his right arm, according to Hatchell. Drummond fled the scene immediately after. A juvenile in the residence during the incident was unharmed. The victim received medical treatment at a local area hospital for his non-life-threatening injuries.

Troopers have been unable to locate Mark Drummond who currently has an active warrant out of Troop 4 for the following:

Assault 2nd Degree (Felony)
Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Possession of a Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited (Felony)
Endangering the Welfare of a Child
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mark Drummond is asked to contact Troop 4, Det. Bluto at 302-752-3864 or by calling 911.

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