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Troopers Arrest Dover Man for Assault- Dover


Date Posted: Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Dover- The Delaware State Police have arrested 34-year-old HUGO L. MONTECINO-CAAL after he physically assaulted an acquaintance of his.

The incident occurred on July 8, 2020, at approximately 9:52 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 5000 block of  N. Dupont Highway, Dover, in reference to an assault complaint.  Upon arrival, Troopers learned that Montecin0-Caal had engaged in an argument over job related issues with a 27-year-old male acquaintance who came over to his residence.  The argument turned physical when Montecin0-Caal proceeded to bite the victim’s ear off.  The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was treated for severe injury to his ear.

Montecin0-Caal was taken into custody at his residence without incident and transported back to Troop 9 where he was charged with Assault 2nd degree.  He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $10000.00 secured bond.

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