Laurel Man Arrested on Felony Criminal Charges Following Road Rage Incident- Laurel

Laurel- Delaware State Police have arrested 45-year-old Eric Bailey of Laurel on felony criminal charges following a road rage incident.

On September 4, 2020, at approximately 7:30 p.m., troopers responded to Tracy Circle and Hastings Drive in Laurel for a suspicious vehicle in the roadway with subjects fighting. Through investigative measures, troopers determined Bailey and the 31-year-old male victim from Salisbury, MD, were operating their vehicles through Laurel. When they arrived at Tracey Circle and Hastings Drive, Bailey and the victim exited their cars, and a physical altercation ensued. During the incident, Bailey stabbed the victim with a knife in his lower extremity. After the altercation, the victim and passenger not involved with the incident left the scene and responded to an area hospital for treatment.

Bailey responded to Troop 5 where he was arrested and charged with the following crimes:

  • Assault 1st Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of a Felony (Felony)

Bailey was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $40,000 secured bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper

Released: 090520 0856





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