Police: Woman breaks into mother's home, assaults officers

Authorities in Delaware have charged a woman who they say broke into her mother's home on New Year's Day and assaulted responding officers.

Investigators say 35-year-old Megan R. Barczak broke into her mother's Lewes-area home Wednesday morning and began breaking items.

Troopers arrived on scene and attempted to arrest Barczak when a brief struggle ensued. Police say Barczak struck one officer and wrestled with another.

Barczak was eventually placed in custody and charged with second-degree burglary, assault of a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and related crimes.

She is currently being held on $24,000 bond.


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