Selbyville Man Pointed AR-15 At People Who He Thought Threw a Rock at His Car


Selbyville, DE- Delaware State Police arrested 22-year-old Demetrius Jenkins of Selbyville on aggravated menacing charges following an incident on Wednesday afternoon.

On October 28, 2020, at approximately 1:38 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to Lincoln Street for a report of a subject displaying a rifle style firearm at four subjects on the property. The investigation determined a 20-year-old female was seated in the driver seat of her vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence on Lincoln Street when a white Audi pulled up to her driver’s side window. The vehicle operator, later identified as Demetrius Jenkins, asked the female if a family member of hers was at the residence. As she informed Jenkins, the family member was not home; a second vehicle pulled into the driveway on the other side of Jenkin’s vehicle. The vehicle, which was occupied by a 38-year-old female, 20 -year-old female, and a 35-year-old male, continued speaking with Jenkins when he pulled out what appeared to be a black AR-15 style rifle and pointed it at each subject while asking them if they threw a rock at his vehicle. Jenkins fled the scene after the incident.

Jenkins was taken into custody on October 29, 2020, and charged with the following crimes:

  • Four counts- Aggravated Menacing (Felony)

Jenkins was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $10,000.00 secured bond.

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