Troopers Arrest Suspect for Aggravated Menacing

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Delaware State Police arrested 33-year-old Timothy Littleton of Lewes, DE for aggravated menacing and related charges following an incident involving a handgun Saturday night.

On January 14, 2023, at approximately 11:17 p.m., troopers responded to the 20000 block of Plantations Road, Lewes, DE for a report of shots fired. The ensuing investigation revealed that Littleton had a verbal argument with a 37-year-old female acquaintance inside the residence. During the argument, Littleton displayed a handgun and pointed it at the victim. The victim fled the residence on foot and a gunshot was fired. The victim was not injured, and she contacted the police. While at the scene troopers secured a perimeter and located Littleton in the woods behind the residence. Littleton failed to comply with troopers’ commands and was taken into custody after a taser deployment. Additionally, troopers recovered a Smith and Wesson handgun on the ground near Littleton. There were three children present inside the residence during the incident.

Littleton was transported to Troop 7 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child- 3 counts
  • Resisting Arrest

Littleton was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a $70,000 cash bond.

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