Check the Welfare Leads to Multiple Arrests

Released by Pfc. Mikhail Stanton on 03/24/2016 @ 1230 hours

Incident # 51-17-3054 @ 1826 hours

On 03/22/2017 Milford Police Patrol Units responded to the area of Sunset Lane and Kings HWY to check the welfare of two men, that witnesses reported to be possibly intoxicated, and walking on the roadway. A patrol unit arrived in the area and did identify two males matching the description that witnesses provided. They both were  walking Eastbound on Kings Highway.

The Officer initiated a pedestrian stop,  as the Officer exited his vehicle one of the suspects began to run northbound into a field towards the wood line which leads to Silver Lake. The other subject did stop and was identified as Jordan Skiba, an 18 year old that resides in Milford. Further Investigation revealed that Skiba was allegedly under the influence of alcohol and was taken into custody.  

Milford Police Patrol Officers and a  Milford Police K-9 unit  attempted to locate the other suspect while searching the woods. After a period of time  Officers located the subject in Silver Lake. Officers gave the suspect orders to come out of the water which were ignored. Officer noticed that the suspect was holding on barely and struggling to keep his head up out of the water. Carlisle Fire Company was notified at that time for a possibly water rescue, and responded to the scene. However, Officers were able to get to the suspect, and pull him out of the water before a water vessel could be utilized to attempt a rescue. The suspect was treated on scene by medical personnel from The Carlisle Fire Company once he was out of the water. He was identified as Kevin Morales-Perez, 20, of Georgetown, and was taken to Milford Memorial Hospital by ambulance for further treatment.

Skiba was transported to Milford Police Department where he became disorderly with patrol officers and began to resist arrest.  Skiba was charged with Resisting Arrest, Drunk on a Highway, and Underage Possession/Consumption of Alcohol.  Due to his alcohol Intoxication, he was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution until he was sober enough for arraignment.  Arraignment information was unavailable at the time of this release.

Morales-Perez was released from the hospital and taken into custody.  He was transported to the Milford Police Department where it was determined that he was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with Resisting Arrest, Drunk on a Highway, Underage Possession/ Consumption of Alcohol, and Criminal Mischief Under $1000.00.  Due to his alcohol intoxication, he was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution until he was sober enough for arraignment.  Arraignment information was unavailable at the time of this release.

 

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Jordan Skiba

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Milford Police Seeking Applicants for Upcoming Police Officer Testing Process

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The Milford Police Department is accepting applications for testing for future Police Officer Position(s). Applicants will be expected to undergo a written test, physical fitness test, background investigation, truth verification examination & drug/medical evaluation.  City of Milford Police Department offers a competitive salary starting at $45,675 (FY17-18) with benefits. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance, Life/AD&D, LTD, 457b Def. Comp., Pension Plan, Paid Vacation, Holiday Leave, and Sick Leave.  Milford Police Department participates in the State of Delaware County/Muni Police Pension Plan. Applications are available at the Milford Police Department or online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/jobs/. Closing date for this notice is Sunday, April 23, 2017.  City of Milford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please send applications to:

                                                Milford Police Department

                                                Attn: Vicky Knorr

                                                400 N.E. Front Street

                                                Milford, Delaware 19963

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Bayhealth and Milford Police Conducting Joint Emergency Exercise on 03.22.2017

Released by Sgt. Robert Masten On 03.21.2017 @1530 hours

Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital, in conjunction with the Milford Police Department ,will be conducting a joint emergency exercise on Wednesday March 22, 2017 beginning at 07:30 am.  This exercise is designed to test the response and handling of a crisis situation on the Bayhealth Milford campus.  The exercise will involve Bayhealth Security, Constables, and personnel from the Milford Police Department.  Signs will be posted at all entrances of the hospital warning of the exercise.  The parking lot near the Grier Building off of Sussex Avenue will be closed to traffic.  This exercise should conclude by noon.  There is no need for anyone to be alarmed on or near the Bayhealth campus as this is strictly a drill. 

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Magnolia Man Charged with DUI

Incident #: 51-17-2930                                Reported: March 18, 2017 at 12:40 a.m.

Location: 900 Block of North DuPont Blvd. Milford DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 03/20/2017 at 1438 hours

On 03/18/2017 at approximately 12:40 a.m., Milford Police Department Patrol Division observed a Green Jeep Cherokee traveling northbound in the 900 block of N DuPont Blvd. with an equipment violation.  The vehicle was stopped, at which time an odor of an alcoholic beverage was observed emitting from the vehicle.  Contact was made with the operator of the vehicle, Kendor Taylor, 48 of Magnolia DE.  Officers conducted further testing of Taylor to determine if he was under the influence of alcohol.  The investigation conducted by the officers showed that Taylor was alleged to be under the influence of alcohol.  Taylor was taken into custody without incident.  He was charged with Driving A Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol and the equipment violation.  Taylor was released into the custody of a sober adult.  He was order to appear at Justice of the Peace Court 7 at a later date for an arraignment.

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Georgetown Man Arrested For DUI

Incident #: 51-17-2976                                  Reported: March 19, 2017 at 1:05 a.m.

Location: N DuPont Blvd (Rt. 113) and NW Front St. (Rt. 14) Milford, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 03/20/2017 at 1437 hours

On 03/19/2017 at approximately 1:05 a.m., Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to a general broadcast of a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lane of N DuPont Blvd (Rt. 113) in the area of NW Front St (Rt. 14).  Officers observed a Silver Toyota Prius matching the vehicle description of the general broadcast traveling northbound on the northbound shoulder of N DuPont Blvd (Rt. 113).  The vehicle was stopped and an odor of an alcoholic beverage was emitting from the operator of the vehicle.  The operator was determined to be an Mateo Sanchez-Santizo, 32 of Georgetown, DE.  Further investigation revealed that Sanchez-Santizo was alleged to be under the influence of alcohol.  He was taken into custody without incident and charged with Driving A Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving without a Valid License, Failure To Have A Registration Card in Possession and Failure To Have An Insurance Card In Possession.  Sanchez-Santizo was issued a traffic summons and was order to appear in Justice of the Peace Court 7 for an arraignment at a later date.

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Milford Man Arrested On 4th Offense DUI

Incident #: 51-17-2875                               Reported: March 17, 2017 at 2:55 a.m.

Location: 600 Block of N Rehoboth Blvd. Milford DE

Released by: Det. Timothy Maloney on 03/20/2017 at 0932 hours

On 03/17/2017 at approximately 2:55 p.m., Milford Police Department Patrol Division was on routine patrol, when they observed a Red Pontiac Grand Prix make a left turn from N Walnut St onto N Rehoboth Blvd and began traveling northbound in the southbound lane.  The vehicle continued to travel this way until it made another left turn onto NW 10th St and failed to signal it’s left turn.  The vehicle was stopped and contact was made with the operator, Terrance Ellis, 34 of Milford, DE.  Investigation revealed that Ellis appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.  Officers conducted further testing and it was determined that Ellis was alleged to be under the influence of alcohol.  Investigation also revealed that Ellis had a revoked driver’s license and had three prior DUI convictions.  Ellis was taken into custody and charged with 4th Offense Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving while Suspended/Revoked, Fail to Signal Turn, and Driving in Proper Lane and Direction.  Ellis was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $6502.00 USC.  Ellis was order to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a Preliminary Hearing at a later date.

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**Updated W/ Arrest** Milford Police Asking Public Assistance With Identifying Suspect Who Exposed Himself To Juvenile

Released by Sgt. Robert Masten on 03.20.2017 @ 0930 hrs Incident #51.17.2801 @1548 hrs

On 03.17.2017 Milford Police arrested Jeffrey A. Lovett, 28 of Milford, after warrants were obtained as part of this investigation.  Mr. Lovett has been charged with Sexual Solicitation of a Child Under 18 and Indecent Exposure First Degree.  Mr. Lovett was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2 where bail was set at $11,000.00 unsecured, along with a no contact order with the victim.  Mr. Lovett is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common  Pleas on 03.24.2017 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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Released by Sgt. Robert Masten on 03.15.2017 @ 1800 hrs Incident #51.17.2801 @1548 hrs

On 03.15.2017 Milford Police were notified about an indecent exposure that had taken place in the 1000 block of North Walnut Street at approximately 8:33 am.  Investigation revealed the victim was walking in a private parking lot in the 1000 block of North Walnut Street when they were approached by a dark colored sport utility vehicle.  The victim reports as the vehicle pulled up, the operator was exposing himself to them.  The victim ignored the operator and continued to their destination.  The investigation revealed a green Jeep Cherokee was captured on a nearby surveillance system and Milford Police are asking for the public’s assistance with identifying the operator of this vehicle to see if they have any information that could be of assistance with this investigation.  The operator has been described as a white male, possibly mid 30’s, thin nose, large build, with a green or blue beanie cap.  Milford Police urge anyone with information about this matter to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips

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Milford Police gets support from Milford Girl Scout Troop 677

Released By: Sgt. Dwight Young         Date: 3/18/17

The Milford Police Department wishes to extend our appreciation to the Girls and Leaders from Girl Scout Troop 677 from Milford.  Knowing that the officers would probably be very busy on Friday night March 17th, they brought in food including delicious deserts, dips, snacks and healthy sandwich wraps to help get the officers through the night.  Thank you so much for your support and kindness ladies!   

MPD & Girl Scout Troop 677 

 

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Milford Woman Arrested After Shoplifting From Two Local Businesses

Incident #: 51-17-2864 and 51-17-2867

Reported on March 16, 2017 at 8:27 p.m. and 8:54 p.m.

Locations: Redner’s Market and Cypress Wine and Spirits, Milford, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 03/17/2017 at 1810 hours

On 03/16/2017 at 8:27 p.m., Milford Police Department Patrol Division responded to Redner’s Market reference to a shoplifting.  Investigation revealed that the store manager allegedly observed the suspect, Patricia Jones, 54 of Milford, DE, shoplift several items from the store by placing the items into a grocery bag of another customer and then exited the store.  Patrol Officers made contact with Jones and she was taken into custody without incident.

As officers were on scene at Redner’s Market, they were approached by an employee of Cypress Wine and Spirits, which is located next to Redner’s Market.  The employee advised that Jones had allegedly attempted to shoplift from their business prior to her going into Redner’s, but she was confronted by store management and the merchandise was recovered.

Jones was transported to Milford Police Department, where she was issued two criminal summons for Shoplifting under $1500.00 USC.  She was given an arraignment date in Justice of the Peace Court 6 for April 11, 2017 at 9 a.m.

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Milford Woman Charged After Criminal Mischief Investigation

Released by Pfc. Mikhail Stanton on 03/17/2017 @ 1640 hours

Incident # 51-17-2579 @ 2135 hours

On 03/08/2016 at approximately 2135 hours, Officers with the Milford Police Department responded to a residence in Bright Way Commons to a complaint of criminal mischief. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the victim who stated that Martisia Gibbs 48 of Milford, allegedly threw a glass bottle at their residence, which caused a window to break. After further investigation, Officers found that the victim told Mrs. Gibbs several times that they did not want contact with her, but Gibbs refused to comply. Officers attempted to locate Mrs. Gibbs, but she had left the scene prior to their arrival.

Within a few hours, Milford Police received another call from the victim alleging that Mrs. Gibbs came back to the residence and threw another glass bottle breaking another window. A warrant was obtained for Gibbs as a result of these two incidents.

On 03/14/2017 Georgetown Police Department made contact with Martisia Gibbs and placed her in custody due to her outstanding warrants. Gibbs was transported to Milford Police Department and charged with two count of criminal mischief and one count of harassment.  Gibbs was arraigned at the Justice of The Peace Court 2 and held on a $1500.00 secured bail. Mrs. Gibbs was also found to have capiases out of Sussex County Court of Common Pleas and Family Court which she was arraigned and held on $48,095.00 cash bail and $119.00 secured bail. Martisia Gibbs was transported to the Sussex Correctional Institution.

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