Dover man found not guilty in stabbing case

Staff reports

The suspect in a Dover stabbing March 16, 2016 was found not guilty.

A Superior Court jury found Tyrone Guinn not guilty June 1, 2017.

According to Dover Police Department spokesperson Cpl. Mark Hoffman, police responded to the 100 block of Cherry Street for a stabbing March 16 at 2:13 a.m. Officers located a 44-year-old man who had been stabbed twice in the abdomen.  He was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he underwent surgery. He is in stable condition.

Police said Tyrone Guinn, 31, was found walking on Cherry Street at 10 a.m. A witness said Guinn threatened the witness in the home and stole a cell phone and identification. Detectives were able to identify Guinn through witness cooperation.

Guinn was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a $53,100 secured bond while awaiting another court appearance. He was charged with assault first degree, terroristic threatening, theft under $1,500 and first-degree criminal trespass.

A Superior Court jury found Guinn not guilty June 1, 2017.