Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier
Rehoboth Beach – State Troopers have arrested a 48-year-old Rehoboth man after he crashed his moped while son was sitting on his lap.
Anthony F. Taglienti was taken into custody by troopers yesterday, Tuesday July 25, 2017 after responding to a report of a traffic crash around 6:30 p.m. in the area of the 19000 block of Golden Avenue, Sea Air Mobile Home Park. The investigation revealed Taglienti was operating a 2012 Puma moped with his 2-year-old son on his lap in the park when he lost control causing both of them to fall to the ground.
The 2-year-old suffered several abrasions and was transported by EMS to Beebe Healthcare where he was treated for the non-life-threatening injuries.
Anthony Taglienti was also taken to Beebe by EMS where he was treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries. Upon transporting Taglienti back to Troop 7 in Lewes, a DUI investigation ensued and he was charged with 5th Offense Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (four previous offenses: 01/26/1998, 08/01/2006, 08/06/2006 and 06/18/2014), Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Vehicular Assault 3rd, and Driving While Suspended or Revoked. He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $17,200.00 cash bond.
Released: 072617 1215