Police: Man Charged With Stabbing Two With Screwdriver On Sunday

Millsboro – Delaware State Police arrested Stephen C. Grady, 51, of Millsboro, on felony criminal charges following an altercation Sunday afternoon, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said on June 27, 2021, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Delaware State Police were dispatched to the beach area on Sandpiper Road located in the Pot-Nets Seaside Mobile Home Park for a fight in progress.

The investigation determined Grady was on the beach when the 32-year-old male victim arrived at the beach with his family on jet-skis. An argument ensued between Grady and the victim about the jet-skis before the argument escalated to a physical altercation. During the altercation, Grady retrieved a screwdriver and strikes the victim in the face with it after threatening the victim and another 32-year-old male, said Pepper. The other 32-year-old male gets involved in the physical altercation, attempting to break up the fight, and both males attempted to disarm Grady of the screwdriver but were unsuccessful. Pepper said during the struggle, Grady stabbed the initial victim on the top of the head and cut the second victim on the torso with the screwdriver. Grady then threw the screwdriver in the water before troopers arrived on scene. The victims and Grady were provided medical attention for their injuries.

Grady was taken into custody without incident and charged with the following crimes:

Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Two Counts- Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
Two Counts- Assault Second Degree (Felony)
Disorderly Conduct
He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on a $28,100.00 unsecured bond.

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