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Dover Man Arrested After Burglary Saturday Morning

Incident Number: 50-22-29672

Date/Time:  Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 5:25 a.m.

Location:  Residence on East Water Street, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested Nathaniel Bowman, 32, of Dover, DE for burglary and strangulation after an incident that occurred early Saturday morning. Officers responded to a residence on East Water Street at approximately 5:25 a.m. after receiving  a 911 call where yelling could be heard on an open line. Officers responded and contacted the victim who advised that Bowman had broken into her home and assaulted her with her children present. During the struggle the victim called 911, however Bowman took the phone from her, and began assaulting her again before fleeing the residence with some of her property.

Officers were able to determine that Bowman fled to a residence located in the 400 block of River Road. Officers responded to this residence and were able to take Bowman into custody without incident. 

Bowman was transported to Dover Police and arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court #7.

Bowman was committed to SCI on $38,500 secured bail on the following charges:
-Burglary First Degree
-Assault 3rd
-Theft Under $1500
-Endangering the welfare of a child (5x)
-Malicious Interference with Emergency Communications
-Criminal Mischief

Nathaniel Bowman
Dover, DE