Assault with a Machete
Posted: Jul 10, 2018 3:50 PM
(Bridgeville, Del) - A Bridgeville man has been arrested on assault charges. According to State Police Saturday morning, July 7, 2018, Troopers were called the hospital for a man attacked with a machete.
He was assaulted at a home on Redden Road. The suspect, identified as 65-year-old Augustas Bailey of Bridgeville, entered the residence and began threatening to kill the victim. Bailey then proceeded to go after the victim armed with a machete. While attempting to defend himself, the victim was subsequently stuck in his right hand.
The victim sustained a serious laceration to his right hand and was later transported to the Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore MD.
Troopers responded to Bailey's residence on the 17000 block of Goose Bay Lane, where he was taken into custody without incident. He was transported back to Troop 5 where he was charged with Assault First Degree, Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of a Felony, Reckless Endanger First Degree, and Terroristic Threatening. Bailey was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $106,000.00 secured bond.