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Dover Police Make Arrest in Stabbing

Dover Police Department Complaint #:



05/30/2015 @ 12:10 am to 12:16 am

Location of Incident:

Lot #10, Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, De

Victim: Male

Victim Age: 19


On Saturday, May 30, 2015, officers from the Dover Police Department responded to a fight in progress in Lot#10 of the Dover Downs International Speedway.  The investigation into the fight revealed that the victim was standing with a group of people in the campground of Lot#10 as Christopher Martin rode by on his motorcycle.  Someone from the group that the victim was standing with threw a beer car at Martin.  Martin became upset about this and confronted the group and an argument ensued.  During the argument Martin produced a box cutter style knife and cut the victim on his upper left arm, causing a severe laceration.  The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital via ambulance, where he was treated for his injuries and released.  Officers recovered the weapon at the scene.

Christopher Martin was arrested and released after he posted a $25,250.00 secured bond.  The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at www.tipsubmit.com.

Defendant Information/Arrest Disposition:

Def 1: Christopher Martin

Age: 39

Address: 300 Block Barney Jenkins Road, Felton, De

Bond: $25, 250.00 secured

Disposition: Released


Assault 2nd

Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony

Criminal Mischief under $1,500.00

Christopher Martin
Christopher Martin

Officer releasing this information:

Lt. Jason Pires

(302) 736-7145