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Blades Man Arrested for Assault on Delaware State Trooper

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BLADES, Del.- Delaware State Police have arrested a Blades man after a domestic incident led to him allegedly resisting arrest and assaulting a trooper.

Troopers were dispatched to a home on East 6th Street in Blades around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a domestic incident.

When they arrived, troopers learned that 21-year-old Deangelo McCafferty had engaged in an altercation with his two young (minor) siblings and his mother, according to police.

The altercation allegedly led to McCafferty striking both his mother and one younger sibling, police said.

While troopers attempted to take him into custody, McCafferty reportedly began to actively resist arrest, police said.

During an attempt to gain control, a trooper was injured after allegedly being forced into the edge of a front door, according to police.

McCafferty was soon taken into custody.

The mother and the sibling did not sustain injuries. The trooper was taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released for injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said.

McCafferty was charged with second-degree assault- injure a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and offensive touching and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $7,200 secured bond.

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