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Troopers Aresst Seaford Woman on Felony Domestic Related Charges – Seaford


Date Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Seaford- The Delaware State Police have arrested 20-year-old, Salena Timmons of Seaford on felony domestic-related charges.

On July 21, 2020, at approximately 7:25 p.m., Troopers were dispatched to a residence in Seaford, DE, for a domestic incident. Upon arrival, Troopers made contact with a 36 year-old male victim from Seaford, and a 40 year-old female victim from Seaford, who reported 20 year-old Salena had threatened them with a knife. The victims were having a verbal argument with Salena, and she brandished a large kitchen knife. The victims reported Salena charged at them with the knife and they both fled out of the residence. The victims ran to their neighbor’s house and contacted police. Salena located the victims inside the neighbor’s residence and she entered the house chasing them again with the knife. A physical altercation ensued on the front lawn, and Salena struck the 40 year old female victim with the blunt end of the knife on the head. Salena then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

The female did not require medical attention for the injury sustained to her head.

With the assistance of Delaware State Police Aviation, Troopers located Salena on East Middlecord Circle. Troopers contacted Salena who gave a false name and resisted arrest. The knife used in the incident was located at the same place Troopers contacted Salena.

Salena was subsequently taken into custody and transported back to Troop 5, where she was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of a Felony (felony)
  • Home Invasion Burglary First Degree (felony)
  • Aggravated Menacing (felony) – 2 counts
  • Resisting Arrest with force (felony)
  • Assault Third Degree
  • Criminal Impersonation
  • Harassment – 2 counts
  • Offensive Touching
  • Disorderly Conduct

Salena was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court and issued a $47,500 secured bond and was committed to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution.

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