Troopers Arrest Seaford Man for Aggravated Menacing

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Delaware State Police arrested 78-year-old Delbert Watkins of Seaford, Delaware, for aggravated menacing and other charges yesterday.

On June 12, 2024, at approximately 7:42 p.m., troopers responded to an aggravated menacing on Squirrel Lane in Seaford. When troopers arrived, they learned that the victim was involved in an argument with the suspect, identified as Delbert Wilkins. During the argument, Watkins pointed a gun at the victim and threatened to shoot him. Two children were with the victim when the incident happened, and no one was hurt.

Watkins was arrested and taken to Troop 5, where he was charged with crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $17,000 secured bond.

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  • Possession of Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
  • Terroristic Threatening
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child – 2 counts

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