Milford woman pleads guilty for role in Dewey brawl

August 13, 2018

A Milford woman pleaded guilty to misdemeanor third-degree vehicular assault Aug. 2 for her role in May brawl in Dewey Beach.

Sherelle Evans, 32, also pleaded guilty to careless driving, a traffic charge. She was sentenced to six months probation for the vehicular assault and was fined $25 and two points on her license for the careless driving charge, Department of Justice spokesman Carl Kanefsky said.

Dewey Beach Police said Evans drove her car toward police and struck two Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement officers during a fight on Dagsworthy Avenue May 30. During the fight, Taevon Potts, 22, of Milford, was pushing others and yelling, police said. When officers tried to arrest him, he resisted arrest and threatened them, police said.

A crowd gathered and officers from Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement, the Rehoboth Beach Police and Delaware State Police arrived to assist. More fights broke out as police got the situation got under control, when Evans drove her car towards them, despite commands to stop. FILE PHOTO

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