Millsboro woman arrested following domestic altercation

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police arrested a 25-year-old Millsboro woman after a domestic altercation led to another woman sustaining serious injuries.

Yeiricel Contreras-Garcia

Investigation determined Yeiricel Contreras-Garcia struck the motorcycle operated by her husband with her vehicle, a Nissan Armada, after she saw her husband driving with his girlfriend on the back of the bike, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

Troopers responded Thursday afternoon at about 5:21 to the area of Phillips Branch Road and Harbeson Road for a fight in progress.

Troopers found a white Nissan Armada on the edge of the roadway with substantial damage to its passenger’s side and a Kawasaki motorcycle on its side.  Troopers contacted the 27-year-old driver of the motorcycle and his wife, Contreras-Garcia, who was standing next to him arguing.

According to state police, after striking the motorcycle Contreras-Garcia engaged in a physical altercation with the 28-year-old Selbyville woman, who was riding on the back of the bike.

The Selbyville woman was transported by ambulance to a local area hospital. She was later transferred to another hospital and admitted with serious injuries.  The 27-year-old man declined medical treatment at the scene.

Yeiricel Contreras-Garcia was transported back to Troop 7 and charged with the following:

  • Assault First Degree
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (2 counts)
  • Assault Second Degree
  • Reckless Endanger First Degree (2 counts)
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Reckless Driving

Contreras-Garcia was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Womens Correctional Institution on $70,000 secured bond.

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