Delaware

Wanted Felton man and woman arrested in Harrington parking lot

HARRINGTON, Del. - The Harrington Police Department says two wanted individuals were located and arrested together Wednesday at the Midway Shopping Center.

Officers on patrol were alerted that two suspects were sitting in a vehicle parked in the shopping center's parking lot. Upon arriving, officers located the vehicle, but did not see anyone inside. A short time later, police say a man and a woman came out of a store and got into the car. Police identified the two as 45-year-old Michael W. Workman and 24-year-old Jessica Cane, both of Felton.

When officers approached the car and asked the two to step out, Workman and Cane refused to exit or roll down the windows. Police say as one officer used a department-issued baton to smash a window, Workman tried to put the car in gear to drive away. Officers used their tasers to subdue Workman and removed him from the vehicle, officials said.

Workman and Cane were arrested and a 7-year-old child was taken out of the vehicle unharmed. Both Workman and Cane had multiple writs for their arrests from several courts. Workman additionally had an active warrant for his arrest from Delaware State Police. The two were transported to the Harrington Police Department to be processed..

Harrington Police charged Workman with reckless endangering, endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia. Delaware State Police charged him with identity theft, two counts of theft under $1,500, six counts of second degree forgery and six counts of theft by false pretense. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute on a $12,500 secured bail and $10,000 cash bail.

Cane has also been committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute in default of secured bond for the charges she was wanted for. Harrington Police did not charge her with any additional criminal charges.


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