Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges For Milton Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 01.15.2020   Incident #51.20.508 @1424 Hours

On 01.12.2020 Milford Police arrested a Milton man after an investigation during a traffic stop led to the seizure of pills and MDMA.   On 01.12.2020 an officer conducting traffic enforcement on Coastal Highway (SR 1) in the area of the Route 36 overpass observed a vehicle travelling in excess of the posted speed limit.  A subsequent traffic stop led to Dallas G. Taylor Jr., 46 of Milton, being contacted.  Further investigation during the stop led to pills and MDMA being seized.  The investigation also revealed Mr. Taylor’s driver’s license was suspended, as well as the vehicle having registration violations.  It was also learned that Mr. Taylor was wanted by Sussex County Family Court and the New Castle Court of Common Pleas.  Mr. Taylor has been charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Driving While Suspended, Failure to Transfer Title, and Unregistered Motor Vehicle.  Mr. Taylor was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #3, where bail was set at $600.00 unsecured.  Mr. Taylor was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on the outstanding warrants from the courts.  Mr. Taylor is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 02.10.2020 for an arraignment.

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Three Charged Following Drug Investigation

Released On 01.07.2020 By Sgt. Robert Masten    Incident #51.20.129 @1021 Hours

On 01.04.2020 at approximately 10:21 am officers from the Milford Police Department arrested three men following a brief investigation into possible illegal drug activity.  On 01.04.2020 Milford Police were contacted about possible drug activity in the area of North Street.  An officer assigned to the Patrol Division contacted the vehicle in question and upon approach noticed an odor of marijuana.  Further investigation led to three men being taken into custody, as well as heroin, crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and marijuana being seized.  James D. Brown, 32 of Felton was charged with Possession With the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.  Mr. Brown was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where he was released on his own recognizance and scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a preliminary hearing on 01.17.2020.  The second person charged as part of this investigation was James A. Brown, 50 of Seaford.  Mr. Brown was found to have arrived in another vehicle and left a 5 year old child unattended in that vehicle as he exited and went to sit in the vehicle the officers initially contacted.  James A. Brown has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.  James A. Brown was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 and released on his own recognizance.  James A. Brown is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 02.19.2020 for an arraignment.  The third person charged in this investigation was Jarrod T. Faison, 34 of Milford.  Mr. Faison was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Mr. Faison was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 and released on his own recognizance.  Mr. Faison is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 02.19.2020 for an arraignment.

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Milford Police Investigating A Shots Fired Incident

Incident #:  51-19-14794                                        Reported:  December 16, 2019 at 6:22 p.m.

Location: 200 Block of North St. Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/18/2019 at 3:48 p.m.

The Milford Police Department is currently investigating a shots fired incident that occurred during the early evening hours of 12/16/2019.  Investigation has revealed that two black males approached the victim, who was seated inside of their vehicle, in the 200 Block of North St, when one of the suspects pulled out a silver revolver and pointed it at the victim.  The victim fled from the area in their vehicle.  As the victim was fleeing from the area, the suspect fired one round from the gun at the victim.  The incident caused the victim to wreck their vehicle down the road prior to NW 4th St.  The victim was not injured in this incident.

Detectives urge anyone who saw this incident or has information on the possible suspects 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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Incident On North Street Results In Arrest Of Milford Man

Released On 12.18.2019 By Sgt. Robert Masten   Incident #51.19.14830 @1946 Hours

On 12.17.2019 at approximately 7:46 pm, officers from the Milford Police Department responded to the 200 block of North Street to a report of a possible assault.  Investigation revealed following a confrontation Robert L. Lewis, 39 of Milford, left the area to later reportedly return with a baseball bat.  Mr. Lewis then allegedly began to swing the bat at the two victims, striking one of them.  Mr. Lewis then reportedly struck a nearby vehicle multiple times with the bat, causing considerable damage.  As a result of this investigation a warrant was obtained and Mr. Lewis has been charged with Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Aggravated Menacing, Possession of Marijuana, and Criminal Mischief.  Mr. Lewis was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $22,500.00 secured.  Mr. Lewis was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 01.03.2020 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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**UPDATE** Milford Police Ask For Public’s Assistance Identifying A Person Of Interest In A Theft Case

Update Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/16/2019 at 5:45 p.m.

The subject has been identified and the investigation is ongoing.  Further information will be released as warranted.

Milford Police Ask For Public’s Assistance Identifying A Person Of Interest In A Theft Case

Incident #:  51-19-14660                                            Reported: December 13, 2019 at 5:07 p.m.

Location: 300 Block of N Rehoboth Blvd. Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/16/2019 at 3:00 p.m.

The Milford Police Department is investigating a theft of a tan Pitbull from a residence in the 300 block of N Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, DE.  Surveillance at the residence observed the below pictured subject who is believed to be a person of interest in the theft.

Milford Police urge anyone with information on the identity of the below pictured subject to contact Cpl. Swan 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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Milford Police Ask For Public’s Assistance Identifying A Person Of Interest In A Theft Case

Incident #:  51-19-14660                                            Reported: December 13, 2019 at 5:07 p.m.

Location: 300 Block of N Rehoboth Blvd. Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/16/2019 at 3:00 p.m.

The Milford Police Department is investigating a theft of a tan Pitbull from a residence in the 300 block of N Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, DE.  Surveillance at the residence observed the below pictured subject who is believed to be a person of interest in the theft.

Milford Police urge anyone with information on the identity of the below pictured subject to contact Cpl. Swan 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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Milford Police Seeking Assistance With Robbery Investigation

Incident #: 51-19-14530                                Reported:  December 10, 2019 at 11:46 p.m.

Location: Uptown Liquors, 200 Block of NE Front St., Milford, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/12/2019 at 10:38 a.m.

The Milford Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the Uptown Liquors parking lot in the 200 block of NE Front St., Milford, DE.  Investigation has revealed that on 12/10/2019 at approximately 11:45 p.m., the victim exited Uptown Liquors and walked to their vehicle in the parking lot.  As the victim reached the vehicle, a silver sedan with tinted windows pulled up behind the victim’s vehicle blocking the vehicle in a parking space.  From there, the suspect exited the vehicle and demanded the victim’s property at gunpoint.  Once the suspect obtained the victim’s property, he fled in the vehicle traveling westbound on NE Front St.  The suspect is described as a male wearing dark colored clothing and a mask.

Milford Police urge anyone with information on the identity of the suspect or suspect vehicle to contact the Milford Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division 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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Detectives Arrest Two Seaford Men in Connection with Multi-Agency Robbery Investigation

Incident #:  51-19-14496                                            Reported: December 10, 2019 at 3:54 a.m.

Location:  Royal Farms, 566 S. DuPont Blvd. Milford, Sussex County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/11/2019 at 4:10 p.m.

On 12/10/19 at 3:54 a.m., Detectives were called out to investigate an attempted Robbery of Royal Farms located at 566 S. DuPont Hwy, Milford, Sussex County, Delaware. Video surveillance revealed that a black male with long black dreadlocks, a goatee, wearing a blue hooded Sweatshirt that said “Washington Adventist Basketball: on it and black jogging pants with a white stripe down the side, entered into the business (Suspect 1). The suspect purchased items from the store and then left the business and returned to what appeared to be a white Ford Fusion parked in the area of the stop sign at the entrance/exit to Royal Farms from Shawnee Rd. Surveillance showed moments later another suspect exited the white Ford Fusion and approached the store. As this suspect (Suspect 2) was approaching the store, he pulled a black ski mask over his face. Surveillance showed that Suspect 2 entered the store, walked over to the register and took the register off the counter. Suspect 2 then fled from the store with the register. Suspect 2 got back into the vehicle with Suspect 1 and the vehicle fled westbound on Shawnee Rd. Suspect 2 was described as possibly a white male with a black hoodie, jeans or grey sweatpants, and black and white sneakers. Detectives learned that the total theft to the Royal Farms was greater than $1500 U.S. currency.

Detectives learned that on 12/11/2019, the same two suspects committed similar acts in various locations in Sussex County. During the early morning hours on 12/11/2019, the two suspects were contacted and apprehended in the white Ford Fusion by the Delaware State Police and Milton PD, in Milton DE. The suspects were identified as Jayson T. Willin, 20 of Seaford, DE (Suspect 2) and Daquan L. Bailey, 23 of Seaford, DE (Suspect 1).

Detectives learned that Willin was also in possession of a B.B. gun that the handle was allegedly left exposed to scare the victims during the attempted robbery on 12/10/2019.

The Milford Police Department charged both Willin and Bailey with one count of Attempted Robbery 1st Degree and one count of Conspiracy 2nd Degree. Willin was also charged with one count of Wearing a Disguise during the Commission of a Felony. Willin had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $26,000 USC cash bail only. A no contact order was put into place between Willin and all Delaware Royal Farms locations. Bailey had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $3000.00 USC cash bail only. A no contact order was put into place between Bailey and Royal Farms. Willin and Bailey will have preliminary hearings in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas at a later date.

The Delaware State Police, Bridgeville, and Greenwood Police Departments have separate charges for the robberies committed in their jurisdictions.

       Willin                                                                     Bailey

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Motor Vehicle Collision Results In Frederica Man Being Charged With 3rd Offense DUI

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 12.10.2019  Incident #51.19.14270 @0857 Hours

On 12.05.2019 Milford Police arrested a Frederica man following an investigation into an impaired driving that was initiated as a result of a motor vehicle collision.  On 12.05.2019 at approximately 8:57 am, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to South Rehoboth Boulevard at Southeast 2nd Street to a report of a motor vehicle collision.  Officers made contact with Kevin Strag, 27 of Frederica, who was one of the operators involved in the collision.  Mr. Strag displayed signs of being impaired.  Further investigation, that included standardized field sobriety tests, resulted in Mr. Strag being taken into custody.  Mr. Strag has been charged with 3rd Offense Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Any Drug.  Mr. Strag was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $2000.00 secured.  Mr. Strag is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 12.12.2019 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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Milford Woman Charged With 3rd Offense DUI

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 12.06.2019    Incident #51.19.14265 @2329 Hours

On 12.04.2019 Milford Police arrested a Milford woman for 3rd offense driving under the influence after she was contacted on Southeast Front Street (SR 36) at approximately 11:29 pm.  An officer on patrol in the downtown area heard loud music coming a vehicle on Southeast Front Street (SR 36).  The officer contacted the vehicle and initiated an impaired driving investigation after a strong smell of alcoholic beverage was noticed omitting from the vehicle.  Jessica L. Pinkham, 34 of Milford, was taken into custody following the investigation.  Ms. Pinkham has been charged with 3rd Offense Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol and Loud Music Which is Plainly Audible From a Distance of 50 ft or More From Vehicle.  Ms. Pinkham was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #3, where bail was set at $2050.00 secured.  Ms. Pinkham was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 12.12.2019 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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