Wharff

From the Delaware State Police:

The Delaware State Police have arrested a Clayton, DE man after he fired two shots.

The incident occurred on July 14, 2019 at approximately 9:30 p.m., when Troopers responded to South Draper Circle, Magnolia, for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, Troopers made contact with a female resident who advised that several subjects arrived in a vehicle at her residence and a verbal argument ensued.  Through further investigations, it was determined that the female resident’s boyfriend 23-year-old Andrew J. Wharff was present during this incident.  Wharff proceed to obtain a firearm and fire two shots in the direction of the 24-year-old victim’s vehicle as he attempted to leave.  One of the rounds struck Wharff’s vehicle that was parked in the driveway.   There were no reports of any injuries as a result of this incident.  Troopers located the firearm inside of the residence.

Wharff was taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 3 where he was charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
  • Reckless Endanger First Degree

Wharff was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $21,000.00 unsecured bond.

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