Two Teens Arrested At Cape Henlopen Football Game Friday

The Delaware State Police have arrested two teens for resisting arrest and related charges following an incident at a high school football game Friday night, according to Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

On October 21, 2022, at approximately 7:45 p.m., troopers working security at the Cape Henlopen Football game, located at 34384 Vikings Way, Lewes responded to a fight. Upon encountering subjects fighting, a 16-year-old male suspect charged at troopers and a physical altercation ensued. During the altercation, one trooper was struck in the face by a second suspect. Ultimately, both suspects were taken into custody. The 16-year-old suspect continued to resist arrest while being escorted to the patrol vehicle. Additionally, troopers detected an odor of alcoholic beverages and signs of impairment on the suspect. The second suspect, a 17-year-old male also resisted arrest but was successfully taken into custody. Troopers located approximately 17.46 grams of marijuana in his possession saod Hatchell.

Both juvenile males were transported back to Troop 7 where they were charged with the following:

16-year-old suspect

Resisting Arrest
Disorderly Conduct
Underage Consumption of Alcohol
The 16-year-old juvenile was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released to a guardian.

17-year-old suspect

Resisting Arrest
Disorderly Conduct
Hindering Prosecution
Offensive Touching of a Law Enforcement Officer
Possession of Marijuana
The 17-year-old juvenile was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released to a guardian.

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