Date/Time: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 8:15PM
Location: D.A.R.T. Transfer Station, 520 S. Queen Street, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department arrested 63-year-old Frederick Sylvester on several charges stemming from an incident that occurred at the D.A.R.T. Bus Transfer Station on Wednesday night. At approximately 8:15PM, a 45-year-old female and a female friend helped Sylvester up to his feet after finding him laying on the ground halfway inside of a portable restroom at the bus station. A short time after helping Sylvester, he claimed the 45-year-old woman tried to rob him and began chasing her with a knife in his hand and threatening to stab her. Police arrived on scene and took Sylvester into custody without incident and located the knife, as well as 5 grams of marijuana in his personal belongings.
Sylvester was committed to JTVCC on $14,700 secured bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Marijuana