Troopers Arrest Georgetown Man for Felony Assault-Georgetown

Georgetown- The Delaware State Police arrested 45-year-old JOSE F. DIAZ-CARDONA for felony assault and related charges.

The incident occurred on August 9, 2020, at approximately 10:00 p.m. when Troopers were dispatched to a residence on Rogers Avenue, Georgetown, for a stabbing complaint.  Upon arrival, Troopers were advised that the victim had already been privately transported to a local area hospital and the suspect fled the residence.  Further investigation revealed that a 35-year-old male and Diaz-Cardona had been attending a party at the residence when the two engaged in a physical altercation outside the residence.  The victim attempted to run away when Diaz-Cardona chased him and threatened to kill him.  During the physical altercation, Diaz-Cardona cut the victim numerous times with an unknown sharp cutting object on his chest and leg.  The victim’s injuries were non-life threatening.

Troopers responded to Diaz-Cardona’s residence on N. Race Street. Georgetown, and took him into custody without incident.  He was transported back to Troop 4 where he was charged with the following:

  • Assault First Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Terroristic Threatening

Diaz-Cardona was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $40500.00 unsecured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 081020 0843




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