April 20, 2018 – On Thursday April 19,
2018 at approximately 4:45 p.m. the Newark Police responded to the 200 block of
Peach Road for a report that a subject pointed a handgun at several people
during an argument. Officers learned that a 20-year-old male and a 21-year-old
female were inside a residence on Peach Road arguing with two other
acquaintances over a debt. During the argument, a male unknown to the two
victims, emerged from a bedroom. The unknown male pointed a handgun at the two
and threatened to shoot them if they did not leave the residence. Both fled the
residence and called 911. Officers obtained a search warrant for the residence
and located the described handgun.
Charles R. Dunagan, a 33-year-old male
from Bear, DE, was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Aggravated Menacing, 2
counts of Terroristic Threatening and 1 count of Possession of a Firearm During
the Commission of a Felony. He was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court
#11 and transported to Howard R. Young Correctional Institute in lieu of
$23,000 cash bail.
Anyone with additional information about this case is
asked to contact Cpl. Olicker at AOlicker@newark.de.us or
302-366-7100 ext. 3425.
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Newark Police Department affirms that all defendants are presumed innocent
until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.