Woman Arrested After Assaulting Adult Victim with Knife and Strangling 16-Year-Old 4-18-16
Complaint # 50-16-12007
Date/Time: Sunday, April 17th at 1:53PM
Location: Unit Block of Heritage Drive, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department responded to a residence in the unit block of Heritage Drive on Sunday afternoon following an assault at the home. Upon arrival, officers contacted a 27-year-old male who had multiple cuts to his head, face, and arms. It was discovered that Tasha Ricks (36) cut the victim with a large kitchen knife during an argument. During the same incident, Ricks also strangled and assaulted a 16-year-old female in the home.
Tasha Ricks was arrested without incident and released after posting $38,750 secured bond on the following charges:
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Endangering the Welfare of a Child (7 counts)
A mugshot was not available at the time of release.