(July 27, 2018) MacGregor Anthony McClelland, 36, of Brandywine, Delaware was arrested for second-degree assault, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and four counts of malicious destruction of property last Friday about 10:30 p.m.
Police went to a reported domestic assault at a hotel in the 4500 block of Atlantic Avenue and were told the man involved had already fled the scene.
Police interviewed a woman staying with McClelland who said the couple had multiple arguments that day.
The woman told police McClelland eventually became hostile and violent.
According to the police report, the woman had numerous black and blue bruises on her arms, knees and neck.
The woman also said McClelland left in her 2018 Kia Soul without permission.
Police said the hotel room was in disarray, with a broken mirror and hole in one wall, with staff estimating repairs at $250.
McClelland is also credited with putting about $300 worth of makeup items in the toilet bowl and smashing the woman’s Samsung S8 cell phone, valued at $950.
Police located and placed McClelland under arrest a short time later. The woman said she feared for her safety if he was released.