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Stabbing Suspect Arrested 5-18-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-15871

Date/Time:   Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:14PM

Location:  200 West Loockerman St (Bayard Apts), Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department arrested 23-year-old Charisma Whaley after she stabbed a 49-year-old acquaintance in his home on Tuesday evening.  At approximately 8:14PM, officers responded to the Bayard Apartments building at 200 West Loockerman Street for a stabbing.  They located the 49-year-old male victim with an injury to his back as a result of being stabbed with a knife.  The victim was able to identify Whaley as the assailant, and Whaley was later taken into custody without incident at her home in the 100 Block of S. New Street.

Whaley was committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Center in default of $15,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of Felony