Millsboro, DE- Delaware State Police arrested Jacob D. Burke, 53, of Millsboro, on felony DUI and prison expenses following an incident Sunday night.
On August 22, 2021, at roughly 6:27 p.m., troopers had been dispatched to the McDonalds positioned at 25910 Plaza Drive, Millsboro, for a report of a disorderly individual. The investigation decided Jacob D. Burke was appearing disorderly within the drive-thru lane of Mcdonald’s when he was contacted by a female and male patron about his habits. Because the people returned to their automobile, Burke exited his automobile carrying a big fastened blade knife and approached them as they sat of their automobile. The male exited the automotive and tried talking with Burke whereas telling him to drop the knife. Burke ultimately dropped the knife after which struck the male within the arm however didn’t trigger any damage. He then retrieved the knife from the bottom, returned to his automobile, and fled the world. A trooper responding to the scene noticed Burke touring eastbound on John J. Williams Freeway (SR 24) within the space of Angola Street and initiated a automotive cease on his automobile. Burke turned proper into the Lighthouse Baptist Church car parking zone positioned at 21265 John J. Williams Freeway and instantly exited his automobile. The trooper noticed a pocket knife in Burke’s pocket and gave a number of instructions to Burke, however he didn’t comply. Burke ultimately threw the pocket knife in his possession and was taken into custody after a quick wrestle with the trooper. A powerful odor of alcohol was detected emitting from Burke, and a DUI investigation ensued. Situated in Burke’s automobile was a hard and fast blade knife with a six-inch blade, and the pocket knife he threw was positioned by troopers. A pc inquiry was carried out and decided Burke had three earlier DUI convictions.
Burke was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 7, and charged with the next crimes:
- Possession of a Lethal Weapon Throughout the Fee of a Felony (Felony)
- 4th Offense Driving Beneath the Affect (Felony)
- Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
- Resisting Arrest
- Driving Whereas Suspended
- Offensive Touching
- Disorderly Conduct
Burke was arraigned within the magistrate Court docket #3 and dedicated to Sussex Correctional Establishment on a $41,150.00 money bond.
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Introduced by Public Info Officer, Grasp Corporal Heather Pepper
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