Delaware State Police Arrest Subject for Felony Assault

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Delaware State Police have arrested 29-year-old Frederick Young of Milton, DE for assault and other associated charges following an investigation that began on Friday evening.

On August 12, 2022, at approximately 9:42 p.m., troopers responded to a residence in Tru-Vale Acres in Rehoboth Beach regarding an assault. The ensuing investigation revealed that the male victim was standing in his driveway loading items into a vehicle when he was approached by the suspect, later identified as Frederick Young. Young struck the victim in the head while holding a firearm and stole the victim’s cell phone. Young then threatened two of the victim’s neighbors with the handgun. Computer checks of Young revealed that he is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm.

The victim sustained injuries that were treated by EMS personnel at the scene. Young departed from the area in his vehicle prior to the arrival of police. On the evening of August 17, 2022, troopers contacted Young during a traffic stop in the Lewes area, and he was taken into custody without incident. Young was transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (Felony)
  • Assault Second Degree (Felony)
  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony) – 2 counts

Young was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $120,000 cash bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto

Released: 081822  1100


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