Traffic Stop Leads To Weapons Charge For Frederica Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 09.19.2019    Incident #51.19.10723 @2237 Hours

On 09.17.2019 at approximately 10:37 pm, an officer from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division stopped a Nissan Pathfinder on Bay Road (SR 1) after observing an equipment violation.  The officer made contact with the operator of the vehicle Shawn H. Colson, 29 of Frederica.  During the stop it was learned Mr. Colson was wanted by the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and Sussex County Family Court.  Further investigation located a handgun in the vehicle, along with determining Mr. Colson’s drivers license was suspended.  Mr. Colson was taken into custody without incident and charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, Driving While Suspended, Failure to Have Insurance Identification in Possession, Failure to Have Registration Card in Possession, Failure to Have Two Head Lamps,  Possession of Suspended License, and Failure to Report Change of Address.  Mr. Colson was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 ,where bail was set at $2400.00 unsecured.  Mr. Colson was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on bail amounts associated with the active court capias.  Mr. Colson is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 09.27.2019 for a preliminary hearing.

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Investigation Leads To Multiple Drug Related Charges For Milford Man

Released on 09.16.2019 By Sgt. Robert Masten    Incident #51.19.9719 @ 1728 Hours

On 09.12.2019 the Milford Police Department’s Drug Unit and the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested Anthony M. Barnes, 54 of Milford, in the 200 block of Northeast Front Street (SR 14).  Mr. Barnes was known to be wanted by Detectives following warrants being obtained following an August investigation.  In the August investigation that was conducted on Wellness Way, heroin and drug paraphernalia were seized.  Mr. Barnes has been charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Mr. Barnes was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on his own recognizance.  Mr. Barnes is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 09.27.2019 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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Investigation Into Shooting Leads To Arrest Of Ellendale Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 09.05.2019   Incident #51.19.10095 @0034 Hours

On 09.05.2019 at approximately 12:34 am, an officer on patrol in the area of Brightway Commons heard what was thought to be shots fired.  As this was investigated further several vehicles were seen fleeing the area at a high rate of speed.  One of those vehicles was able to be stopped on Old Shawnee Road by the officer after nearly striking another vehicle.  During that vehicle stop the operator, Treyvon L. Bowman, 25 of Ellendale, was contacted.  Further investigation led to a .45 caliber handgun being located as well as cocaine.  Investigation revealed Mr. Bowman was also allegedly operating the vehicle while impaired.  Mr. Bowman was taken into custody and has been charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession With The Intent To Deliver A Controlled Substance, Possession of a Weapon in a Safe School Zone, Possession of a Weapon By Person Prohibited, Receiving a Stolen Firearm, 3rd Offense Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Disregarding a Police Officer Signal, Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Failure to Remain in a Single Lane, Driving at an Unreasonable Speed, and Following Too Closely.  Mr. Bowman was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $47,503.00 secured.  Mr. Bowman was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 09.12.2019.  This investigation is ongoing.  An unoccupied parked vehicle was struck by gunfire during the initial incident at Brightway Commons.  Milford Police urge anyone with information about this crime 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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Drug Investigation Leads to Arrest of Seven

Incident #: 51-19-10109                                    Reported: September 5, 2019

Location: 100 Block of McColley St. Milford, Sussex County, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 09/05/2019 at 7:40 p.m.

On 09/05/2019, after a several month investigation into the sale of illicit drugs and several drug-related incidents occurring at the residence, the Milford Police Department Drug Unit with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force executed several arrest warrants and a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of McColley St. Milford, Sussex County, DE. As a result of the search warrant, detectives located heroin, marijuana, and drug-related paraphernalia inside the residence.  Seven (7) individuals were taken into custody at the residence for active arrest warrants and/or new charges stemming from the search warrant.  All individuals were transported back to Milford PD for processing.

Christopher M. Proetzel, 47 of Milford, DE, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Proetzel had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $12,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 09/12/2019 for a preliminary hearing.

Dustin A Townsend, 26 of Millsboro, DE, was charged with 2nd Offense- Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia.  Townsend also had two Violation of Probation capiases out of Sussex County Superior Court.  Townsend had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $17,500 secured bail in reference to this investigation and $10,000 cash bail on each of the Violation of Probation capiases.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Superior Court on 09/06/2019 for capias return hearings and Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 09/12/2019 for a preliminary hearing.

Richard L. Mclendon, 26 of Milford, DE, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Mclendon had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $7,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 09/12/2019 for a preliminary hearing.

Roger E. Paradis Jr., 58 of Milford, DE, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Paradis also had another active warrant for his arrest stemming from another drug investigation and was charged with one count of Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance.  Paradis had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $12,500 secured bail in reference to this investigation and $10,000 secured bail reference to the other investigation.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 09/12/2019 for a preliminary hearing.

Daniel O. Young, 34 of Milford, DE, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Tampering With Physical Evidence- Evidence Suppression; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Young had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $13,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 09/12/2019 for a preliminary hearing.

Corey A. Johnson, 35 of Milford, DE, was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance; Conspiracy 2nd Degree; and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. Johnson had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $12,500 secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 09/12/2019 for a preliminary hearing.

Joan S. Albino, 37 of Milford, DE, was taken into custody on a Failure to Appear capias out of Kent County Court of Common Pleas. Albino had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $300.00 unsecured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 09/06/2019 for a capias return hearing.

                           Proetzel                                    Townsend                               Mclendon

                               Paradis                                      Young                                 Johnson

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Motor Vehicle Collision Results In Multiple Charges For Milford Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 09.05.2019    Incident #51.19.8945 @0012 Hours

On 08.11.2019 at approximately 12:12 am, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to Silicato Parkway to a report of a motor vehicle collision.  Investigation revealed a Harley-Davidson motorcycle left the roadway and struck a curb, which resulted in injuries for both of the motorcycle’s occupants.  Both were transported by EMS staff to the Bayhealth Sussex Campus to be treated for their injuries.  The operator was identified as Kyle A. Strickland, 29 of Milford.  It was also learned through investigative measures Mr. Strickland was reportedly operating the motorcycle while being impaired.  This investigation also revealed Mr. Strickland initially left the scene of the collision and failed to call for medical assistance for his passenger, did not have a valid licence, along with several other violations.  Following this investigation a warrant was obtained for Mr. Strickland and on 09.02.2019 he was charged with Vehicular Assault First Degree, Leaving the Scene of a Collision Resulting in Injury, Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving Without a Valid License, Failure to Have Insurance Identification, Operation of an Unregistered Motor Vehicle, Fictitious Registration, Failure to Transfer Title and Registration, Inattentive Driving, two counts of Operating a Motorcycle Without a Helmet and/or Glasses, and No Motorcycle License.  Mr. Strickland was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where he was released on his own recognizance.  Mr. Strickland is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 09.13.2019 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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Local Fugitive Arrested For Drugs

Incident #:  51-19-9829                                           Reported:  August 30, 2019 at 12:11 p.m.

Location:  400 Block of North St. Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/30/2019 at 4:52 p.m.

On 08/30/2019 at 1211 hours, Milford Police Department’s Drug Unit observed Ernest Johnson, 35 of Milford, DE, walking in the 400 block of North St. Detectives were aware that Johnson was currently wanted out of Kent County Superior Court on a capias for failing to appear for a hearing on a drug dealing charge stemming from a Milford PD investigation.  Contact was made with Johnson and he was taken into custody without incident.  During a search of Johnson’s person, detectives located two (2) and a half bundles of suspected heroin (32 dosages).  Johnson was transported back to Milford PD.

Once back at Milford PD, Johnson was charged with 2nd offense- Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance.  Johnson had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 in reference to the new charge as well as his outstanding capias.  Johnson was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $10,000.00 USC secured bail on the new charge and $100,000.00 cash bail on the capias.  Johnson was ordered to appear in both Kent County Superior Court and Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date reference to the new charge and capias.

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Milford Police Seek Public’s Assistance With Identifying A Shoplifting Suspect

Incident #: 51-19-9639                                Reported:  August 27, 2019 at 12:27 a.m.

Location: Royal Farms, 108 Silicato Pkwy., Milford, Kent County, DE, 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/28/2019 at 3:28 p.m.

The Milford Police Department is currently investigating a shoplifting case where the below pictured suspect entered into Royal Farms, selected merchandise valued under $1500.00 USC, and exited the store without rendering payment for the merchandise. The incident occurred on 08/27/2019 at approximately 12:27 a.m.

Milford Police urge anyone with information on the identity of the below pictured suspect to contact Cpl. Kosiorowski at 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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Incident With Knife Leads To Multiple Charges For Milford Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 08.26.2019   Incident #51.19.9511 @1455 Hours

On 08.24.2019 officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a residence in the 200 block of South Washington Street to a report of an incident involving a knife.  The investigation revealed during a verbal altercation in the residence Timothy D. Jarvis Jr, 23 of Milford, reportedly threatened the victim with a knife.  Prior to officers arrival Mr. Jarvis fled from the residence.  Mr. Jarvis was later apprehended on a traffic stop on South Washington Street and taken into custody without incident.  13.5 grams of K-2, a synthetic drug, was found in Mr. Jarvis’s possession as he was being taken into custody.   Mr. Jarvis has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Counterfeit Substance, Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Aggravated Menacing, Possession of a Deadly Weapon by Person Prohibited, and Driving While Suspended.  Mr. Jarvis was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #3 in Georgetown, where bail was set at $69,010.00 secured on the initial incident charges and $200.00 unsecured on the K-2 charge.  Mr. Jarvis was committed to the custody of the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on 08.29.2019 at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

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Milford Police Urge Motorists To Prepare For Milford School District Students Return

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 08.22.2019

Beginning on Thursday, August 29th some Milford School District students will begin to return to class, with all students reporting by Tuesday the 3rd of September. We urge motorists to be aware of children walking to school in the early morning hours and walking home in the mid to late afternoon hours. Also be aware of children waiting at bus stops throughout the district and prepare to stop for stopped school buses picking up or dropping off children. We urge parents to make sure your child wears clothing visible at bus stops and as they walk to school. Milford School District serves the Milford, Lincoln, Ellendale, Houston, and portions of the Greenwood area.

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**UPDATE** MPD Investigating Burglary At King’s Ice Cream

Incident #:  51-19-9257                                                   Reported: August 18, 2019 at 1:49 a.m.

Location: King’s Ice Cream, Downtown Milford, N Walnut St. Milford, DE 19963

Update Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/21/2019 at 0906 hours

On 08/20/2019, Milford Police Department Officers were able to develop a 14 year old male juvenile who was involved in the burglary of King’s Ice Cream in Downtown Milford.  Through further investigation, another 16 year old male juvenile was also identified as being involved in the burglary.  Both juveniles were from the Milford area.

Officers took both juveniles into custody and they were formally charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and Theft Under $1500 (Deprive Person).  Both juveniles had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 3.  The 14 year old juvenile was released to his guardian on his own recognizance and the 16 year old juvenile was released on $2250.00 USC unsecured bail to his guardian.  Both juveniles were ordered to appear at a later date in Sussex County Family Court.

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MPD Investigating Burglary at King’s Ice Cream

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 08.20.2019  Incident #51.19.9257 @0149 Hours

On 08.18.2019 at approximately 1:49 am an officer from the Milford Police Department noticed what appeared to be a possible burglary to King’s Ice Cream on the river walk on South Walnut Street.  Further investigation revealed an unknown suspect entered the building through a window, removed a cash register and an undisclosed amount of money.   Milford Police are asking anyone with information about this crime to please 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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