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From: Harris Bruce W (DSP)
Sent: Sunday, August 15, 2010 1:01 PM
Subject: State Police Arrest Two Investigating Disorderly Crowd

Superintendent Colonel Robert M. Coupe
Presented by Public Information Officer Cpl/3 Bruce W. Harris
P.O. Box 430| Dover, DE 19903

DSP News Release: State Police Arrest Two Investigating Disorderly Crowd

35436 Wolf Neck Road (WaWa) Rehoboth, De

Sunday August 15, 2010 2:39 a.m.

26 male Seaford (no injury)

Stephanie Francis-25 Milton, De
Stacey Francis-24 Milton, De

Charge(s) and Bond Information:
Stephanie Francis $3000.00 cash bail Sussex Correctional Institute
Offensive Touching (M)
Resisting Arrest (M)
Disorderly Conduct (M)
Stacey Francis $4000.00 cash bail Sussex Correctional Institute
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M)
Possession of Marijuana (M)
Disorderly Conduct (M)

Early Sunday morning around 2:39 a.m. August 15, 2010 Delaware State Troopers from Troops 4 and 7, Rehoboth Police, Dewey Beach Police, Lewes Police, Milford Police and DNREC units responded to the WaWa located at 35436 Wolfe Neck Road Rehoboth, Delaware. NOTE: This is the number of agencies responding all may not have necessarily made it to the scene do to situation stabilizing.

State Troopers responded to the WaWa in order to disperse of a large disorderly crowd who had recently left a bar establishment. The exact number of disorderly persons is not known. Troopers while on scene observed a fight break out between Stephanie N. Francis-25 of Milton and a 26 year old Seaford man. During the altercation Stephanie Francis kicked the victim two times. As Troopers attempted to break up the fight Stephanie resisted the Trooper’s detention efforts and screamed obscenities. The victim is a former boyfriend.

A second person Stacey Francis, the sister of Stephanie also was involved in the aforementioned fight. As a second Trooper attempted to assist in the breaking up of the fight Stacey Francis also became disorderly yelling obscenities.

Stacey and Stephanie were both arrested for the above listed offenses. Stacey was searched incident to arrest and found to be in possession of approximately 1.5 grams of marijuana contained in a plastic baggie.

Stacey and Stephanie were remanded to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $4,000 and $ 3,000 respectively.
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