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Laurel Man Arrested on Criminal Charges Following Physical Altercation- Laurel


Date Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Laurel- Delaware State Police arrested 49-year-old Sung K. Park of Laurel following a physical altercation on Wednesday night.

On February 10, 2021, at approximately 8:54 p.m., troopers responded to a residence on Branch Road to contact the 48-year-old female acquaintance of Sung K. Park, who was involved in a physical altercation at a home on Mirey Branch Road and Trussum Pond Road with Park. Upon contact with the female victim, troopers observed obvious serious physical injuries, and she was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

Park was contacted by troopers at a residence on Mirey Branch Road, where it was evident an altercation had occurred. Through the investigation, it was determined a verbal argument had occurred and escalated into a physical altercation. Park was uninjured during the altercation and was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 5.

Park was charged with the following crimes:

  • Assault 1st Degree (Felony)
  • Assault 3rd Degree
  • Menacing
  • Disorderly Conduct

He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $31,200 secured bond.

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