NLCRPD arrested a subject identified as FRANK DEVERE, age 59, of Woodcrest Avenue, Lititz, PA in connection with a domestic related assault that left a 23-year-old male injured from a wound inflicted with a knife.
A call from a Warwick Township medical center emergency provider at 23:57 hours on February 9, 2020 reported a 23-year old male was being treated for a laceration type knife wound to his left hand.
The victim reported to NLCRPD that he and DEVERE were involved in a domestic related altercation at a residence in the 500 block of Woodcrest Avenue in Warwick Township. During the course of the altercation a fight ensued with DEVERE reportedly brandishing a knife. During the struggle the victim was cut and strangled . The victim reportedly punched DEVERE several times in an effort to end the strangulation and assault before the fight ended and the parties eventually separated. The victim then fled the residence and sought emergency medical care. He was treated and later released.
NLCRPD patrols arrested FRANK DEVERE at the residence in the 500 block of Woodcrest Avenue at 01:17 hours on February 10, and transported him for emergency medical care for injuries sustained in the domestic dispute. After treatment DEVERE was transported to the NLCRPD for Livescan arrest booking and processing.
DEVERE was charged with multiple counts including Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, and Strangulation. DEVERE was transported to the Lancaster County Prison for arraignment and further legal process.
The NLCRPD utilized BWC in accordance with agency policy requirements. The injuries depicted within the booking image were the outcomes of the struggle. The suspect was arrested by the NLCRPD without incident. All suspects are presumed innocent.