Salisbury Man Arrested for Drug-Related Armed Robbery - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Salisbury Man Arrested for Drug-Related Armed Robbery

Posted: Updated:
Anthony Dontay Austin Anthony Dontay Austin

SALISBURY, Md.- Authorities say a Salisbury man is facing charges for an armed robbery that allegedly occurred during a drug deal at an apartment complex.

Salisbury police said that shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, the victim went to an apartment at the Pemberton Manor Apartments on Fairground Drive to meet someone there for the purposes of a drug transaction.

Police said that once the victim entered the apartment, he was struck in the head with an unknown object. According to investigators, the suspect then took cash, marijuana and other items from the victim.

Detectives identified the suspect as 22-year-old Anthony Dontay Austin and he was taken into custody by members of the Maryland State Apprehension Team on the 600 block of Smith Street. He was charged with armed robbery, robbery, assault second degree, reckless endangerment and theft less than $1,000. He was then turned over to the custody of Wicomico Central Booking.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Downtown Dover Parking Study to be Released This Week

    Downtown Dover Parking Study to be Released This Week

    08/21/2017 20:06:00 -04:002017-08-22 00:06:00 GMT
    Monday, August 21 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-08-22 00:06:02 GMT
    DOVER, Del. -- Findings on a study about parking in Downtown Dover are set to be discussed at a public meeting this week.The Dover/Kent County Metropolitan Planning Organization's council is set to focus on the study during a meeting on TMore
    DOVER, Del. -- Findings on a study about parking in Downtown Dover are set to be discussed at a public meeting this week.The Dover/Kent County Metropolitan Planning Organization's council is set to focus on the study during a meeting on TMore
  • Sky High Solar Eclipse Celebration in Sussex County

    Sky High Solar Eclipse Celebration in Sussex County

    08/21/2017 18:54:00 -04:002017-08-21 22:54:00 GMT
    Monday, August 21 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-08-21 22:59:14 GMT
    INDIAN RIVER INLET, Del. - Delaware Seashore State Park held a viewing party at the Indian River Inlet bridge during Monday's solar eclipse.People lined up as early as 9:30 a.m. to purchase glasses that went on sale at 1:00 p.m, and by the afternoon, theMore
    INDIAN RIVER INLET, Del. - Delaware Seashore State Park held a viewing party at the Indian River Inlet bridge during Monday's solar eclipse.People lined up as early as 9:30 a.m. to purchase glasses that went on sale at 1:00 p.m, and by the afternoon, theMore
  • Recovery Homes Popping Up in Talbot County

    More Recovery Homes Popping Up in Talbot County

    08/21/2017 18:13:00 -04:002017-08-21 22:13:00 GMT
    Monday, August 21 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-08-21 22:14:36 GMT
    It looks like any other home in Easton, but the Humble House is more than that - it's a sanctuary.More
    It looks like any other home in Easton, but the Humble House is more than that - it's a sanctuary.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices