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Dover Man Arrested After Attempted Assault with Vehicle

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Incident Number: 50-22-2698

Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 at 7:48 a.m.

Location: Division Street and Kent Avenue, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department arrested Scott beck (68) in several charged stemming from an incident that occurred on Wednesday morning. Officers responded to the area of Division Street and Kent Avenue after receiving a report that Beck was trying to strike a 37-year-old male with the car he was driving. Officers were advised that Beck had fled the scene. While responding to the call, officers observed Beck in a blue truck and attempted to stop him. Beck fled from officers and eventually stopped in the parking lot of Super 8 motel on North DuPont Highway and surrendered without incident.

Beck was committed to SCI on a $47,614 secured bond on the following offenses:
-Attempted Assault 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Disregard Police Officer Signal
-Breach of Release
-Multiple Driving Related Offenses

Scott Beck

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