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Delaware Man Arrested for Hate Crime

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SMYRNA, Del.- A Delaware man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a hate crime. Officers from the Smyrna Police Department said they were contacted on December 28, 2014 by a 66-year-old male victim who received a concerning voice mail on his phone. After a thorough investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for the suspect.

On January 21, 2015 officers arrested Daniel R. Lawrence, 30, of the 400 block of Maryland Line Road in Townsend, Delaware in connection with the hate crime. It was reported that Lawrence contacted the victim by phone and left a detailed message with threatening statements, including racial slurs.

Lawrence was arrested for hate crime, terroristic threatening, and harassment. Lawrence was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court 2 via video phone and released on $5,000 unsecured bail pending future court appearance.

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