Superintendent Colonel Robert M. Coupe

Presented by Public Information Officer Cpl/1 Jeff Whitmarsh
P.O. Box 430| Dover, DE 19903

The Headline: Sunday, August 09, 2009- Argument Amongst Friends Results in Weapons Charges

Location: Sanibell Circle, Sanibel Village, Rehoboth, Delaware, Sussex County

Date of Occurrence: Sunday, August 09, 2009, at 2:06 a.m.

Suspect(s): Kenneth D. Lewis, 44, of Sanibell Circle, Rehoboth, Delaware

Resume: Shortly after 2:00 a.m. this morning, a private citizen had arrived at his home in Sanibel Village. He got out of his car and heard a disturbance coming from a third floor unit. This citizen responded and found two subjects arguing with one of the men holding a knife- threatening the other.

This investigation revealed Mr. Kenneth Lewis and his roommate had been drinking alcohol, and for a reason neither man could recall, they began to argue. The dispute became heated and Lewis grabbed a knife from the kitchen and threatened his 40-year-old roommate.

Upon the Troopers arrival, the situation was rendered under control and Lewis was taken into custody. He was transported back to Troop 7 where he was formally charged with the following offenses: Possession of a Deadly Weapons during the Commission of a Felony (felony), Aggravated Menacing (felony), Terroristic Threatening (misdemeanor) and Disorderly Conduct (misdemeanor).

Upon arraignment, he was ordered held at the Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of a $10,000.00 secured bail.

The victim was not injured.

Kenneth Lewis