Impaired Driving Leads To Multiple Charges For Milton Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 06.15.2018       Incident #51.18.6333 @1524 Hours

On June 13th Milford Police arrested a Milton man following an investigation into an impaired driving on South DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113).  On June 13th at approximately 3:24 pm, Milford Police received a call about an impaired driver on South DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113).  The responding officer was able to locate the vehicle in question on Lexus Drive as it traveled west from South DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113).  A subsequent stop and further investigation determined Jack Mitchell, 43 of Milton, was reportedly operating the vehicle under the influence of an unknown substance.  The investigation also learned Mr. Mitchell was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and a small child in the vehicle.  A subsequent search also located crack cocaine.  Mr. Mitchell was also found to be wanted by the Kent County Court of Common Pleas.  Mr. Mitchell has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving While Suspended, and Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Drug.  Mr. Mitchell was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $2200.00 unsecured.  Mr. Mitchell is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on June 28th for an arraignment.

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Disorderly Behavior Results In Arrest Of Houston Man

Released By  Sgt. Robert Masten On 06.12.2018     Incident #51.18.6166 @0023 Hours

Location of Incident: Private Parking Lot 500 Block Milford-Harrington Hwy (SR 14)

On 06.09.2018 officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the parking lot of Easy Speak on Milford-Harrington Highway (SR 14) to a report of a disorderly individual.  Upon arrival officers made contact with John E. Pleasanton, 51 of Houston.  Investigation revealed prior to officers arrival Mr. Pleasanton was screaming and had alarmed people nearby.  Mr. Pleasanton had also refused requests to leave the area.  Mr. Pleasanton was taken into custody and a subsequent search located marijuana in his possession.  Mr. Pleasanton has been charged with Possession of Marijuana and Disorderly Conduct.  Mr. Pleasanton was committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction due to his level of impairment.  Mr. Pleasanton was later presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 where bail was set at $150.00 unsecured.  Mr. Pleasanton is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 08.29.2018 for an arraignment.  Pleasanton

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Investigation Results In Drug Charges For Lincoln Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 06.11.2018    Incident #51.18.6153 @1903

Location of Incident: Southwest Front Street

On 06.08.2018 Milford Police arrested a Lincoln man after a brief investigation located crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia.  On 06.08.2018, at approximately 7:03 pm, an officer on patrol in the downtown area observed Eddie Roundtree, 50 of Lincoln, walking on Southwest Front Street.  Mr. Roundtree walked into a dead end alley way and failed to come back out after several minutes.  The officer became suspicious and made contact with Mr. Roundtree.  As the officer contacted Mr. Roundtree, he was observed dropping drug paraphernalia to the ground.  Further investigation revealed Mr. Roundtree was in possession of crack cocaine.  Mr. Roundtree was taken into custody and has been charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Mr. Roundtree was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $1000.00 unsecured.  Mr. Roundtree is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 06.28.2018 for an arraignment.

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Altercation Leads To Multiple Charges For Magnolia Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 06.11.2018     Incident #51.18.6217 @1356 Hours

Location Of Incident: Linstone Lane, Silver Lake Estates

On 06.10.2018 officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to an apartment in Silver Lake Estates to a report of an altercation.  Investigation revealed Michael S. Scott, 30 of Magnolia, and the victim engaged in a verbal exchange during which Mr. Scott allegedly punched an exterior window of the apartment causing the glass to break.  During the incident Mr. Scott also reportedly made comments that led the victim to believe he was going to return with a firearm and harm them.  Mr. Scott fled the scene prior to officers arrival.  Officers eventually located Mr. Scott at Bayhealth as he responded there for treatment for injuries reportedly caused by the punching of the window.  Mr. Scott was taken into custody without incident after be treated.  The investigation also determined there was an active Domestic Violence Protective Order, in which Mr. Scott reportedly violated due to his contact with the victim.  Mr. Scott has been charged with Criminal Contempt of a Domestic Violence Protective Order Involved The Use or Threatened Use of a Deadly Weapon, Terroristic Threatening, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Criminal Mischief, and Disorderly Conduct.  Mr. Scott was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $3000.00 secured.  Mr. Scott is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Family Court on 06.18.2018 for an arraignment.

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Two Arrested For Car Bashing Incident

Incident #:  51-18-5881                                     Reported:  June 2, 2018 at 2:47 a.m.

Location: 6100 block of Shawnee Rd. Milford, Sussex, County, DE

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 06/06/2018 at 1705 hours

On 6/2/2018 at approximately 2:47 a.m., the Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to a criminal mischief incident at a residence in the 6100 block of Shawnee Rd. Milford, Sussex County, DE. Officers made contact with the victim, who advised that a Devon Lefever, 20 of Milford DE, and a Jose Arroyo-Camacho, 18 of Lincoln DE, had come to the residence and damaged the windows and headlights of the victim’s vehicle.  The victim advised that the incident stemmed from a prior incident between the parties involved.  Investigation revealed the suspects allegedly used baseball bats to cause the damage to the vehicle.  Officers obtained warrants for Lefever and Arroyo-Camacho as a result of this incident.

Later on 06/02/2018, Lefever and Arroyo-Camacho turned themselves into Milford PD where they were both charged with Criminal Mischief Over $1000.00 and Conspiracy 3rd Degree.  Both had a presentment through Justice of the Peace Court 3 and both were released on $2000.00 USC unsecured bail with a no contact order with the victim.  Both were ordered to appear at a later date in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas reference to this incident.

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Milford Woman Arrested For Assault

Incident #:  51-18-5935                          Reported: June 3, 2018 at 8:35 p.m.

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

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 06/06/2018 at 1705 hours

On 6/3/2018 at approximately 8:35 p.m., the Milford Police Department Patrol Division met with a Vanessa Diaz, 34 of Milford DE, reference to an assault that occurred at a residence in the 200 block of North St. Milford, Kent County, DE. Diaz advised that she responded to the residence to see her children and while she was there a fight ensued between her and one of the residents.  Officers responded to the residence and made contact with the residents present.  Officers learned that Diaz had responded to the residence to see her children, but was asked to leave numerous times by the homeowner due to previous issues that Diaz had caused.  Diaz refused to leave the residence and then engaged in a physical altercation with one of the residents.  After the altercation, Diaz finally left the residence.  Investigation revealed that two children were asleep inside the residence and were awoken by the arguing and observed the physical altercation occur.  The victim did have physical injury from the assault, but declined medical treatment.  Due to the information learned in the investigation, officers obtained a warrant for Diaz reference to this incident.

Diaz turned herself into Milford PD on 06/03/2018 and was charged with one count of Assault 3rd Degree and two counts of Endangering The Welfare Of A Child.  Diaz had a presentment through Justice of the Peace Court 7, where she was released on $1200.00 USC unsecured bail with a no contact order with all victims involved in the case.  She was ordered to appear at a later date in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas reference to this incident.

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Unlawful Sexual Contact Investigation Results In Multiple Charges For Georgetown Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 06.05.2018        Incident #51.18.2747

Location of Incident: Parking Lot In The 900 Block of North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113)

On 06.01.2018, Milford Police arrested a Georgetown man after warrants were obtained following an investigation into an unlawful sexual contact that occurred on a DART Para Transit Bus.  On 03.12.2018, detectives began the investigation after learning of a possible unlawful sexual contact that occurred in February on a DART Para Transit Bus.  As a result of the investigation a warrant was obtained for Joseph D. Spruill, 57 of Georgetown. While the bus was in a parking lot near a stop in the 900 block of North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113) it’s been alleged Mr. Spruill, who was the operator of the bus, forced one of the two victims to touch him inappropriately.  It’s also been alleged he attempted to force a second victim to touch him, but that victim was able to pull away.  Investigation also revealed Mr. Spruill reportedly made comments that the victims found offensive.  On 06.01.2018 Mr. Spruill turned himself in to police.  Mr. Spruill has been charged with two counts of Unlawful Sexual Contact Third Degree and two counts of Harassment.  Mr. Spruill was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $4000.00 unsecured.  Mr. Spruill is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas in August for an arraignment.

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Milford Woman Arrested For Offensive Touching

Incident #: 51-18-5663                            Reported: May 26, 2018 at 12:05 p.m.

Location:  Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex, Linstone Lane, Milford, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 06/04/2018 at 1453 hours

On 05/26/2018 at 12:05 p.m., the Milford Police Department Patrol Division responded to the parking lot of Silver Lake Estates off on Linstone Lane, Milford, Kent County, DE for a report of offensive touching. Officers arrived on scene and made contact with the victim, who advised that the suspect, identified as Crystal Waples, 37 of Milford DE, began yelling at the victim from an apartment window when they arrived in the parking lot. The victim advised that Waples then came outside and began to yell at them and then proceeded to slap the victim in the back of the head, causing the victim’s hat to fall off of the victim’s head. The victim advised that one of Waples’ children was present during the incident. Officers conducted further investigation by reviewing surveillance footage of the incident and determined that the victim’s account of the incident was true. Officers obtained a warrant for Waples reference to this incident.

On 05/31/2018, Waples turned herself into Milford PD reference to the active warrant. Waples was charged with Offensive Touching and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child. Waples had a present through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $500.00 USC unsecured bail with a no contact order with the victim. Waples was ordered to appear in Kent County Family Court at a later date reference to this incident.

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Ellendale Woman Arrested For Theft

Incident #:  51-17-13343                                  Reported:  November 11, 2017 at 9:41 a.m.

Location : 400 block of Bay Rd. Milford, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 06/04/2018 at 1451 hours

On 06/01/2018, a Tiara Schneider, 27 of Ellendale DE, was arrested stemming from a 2017 internal theft case that occurred at an area business. On 11/29/2017, officers were dispatched to a local business reference to an internal theft investigation. The investigation revealed that the business had been audited and the reports showed that they were short several hundred dollars of product. Investigation revealed that management reviewed the surveillance footage to determine where the shortage was occurring from.  Management allegedly observed Schneider conducting transactions where she would select an option on the cash register that opened the register and then would set customer’s money to the side and give them change from the register. Then Schneider would allegedly place the customer’s money in her pocket or a bag that she had. Management also alleged that Schneider stole merchandise from the store as well. They advised that the theft occurred between 11/13/2017- 11/27/2017. Officers obtained a warrant for Schneider reference to this incident.

On 06/01/2018, Schneider was charged with Theft Under $1500. It was also learned that Schneider had several active court capiases for her arrest as well. She had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 3. Schneider received a $500.00 unsecured bail and no contact order with her previous employer reference to the charges in this case, but was committed to the Department of Corrections in default of $690.00 USC secured bail reference to her outstanding capiases. She was ordered to appear at a later date in Kent County Court of Common Pleas reference to this case.

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Foot Patrol Leads To Drug Charge For Milford Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 05.30.3018      Incident #51.18.5781 @2316 Hours

Location: Allen Way, Brightway Commons Apartment Complex

On 05.29.2018 a proactive foot patrol conducted by officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division resulted in the arrest of a 19 year old Milford man.  At approximately 11:16 pm officers contacted Roosevelt Williams, 19 of Milford, on Allen Way in Brightway Commons after he was observed attempting to conceal himself from being seen.  Officers noticed a smell of marijuana and further investigation led to 41 grams of marijuana being seized, along with United States Currency.  Mr. Williams was taken into custody and has been charged with Possession With The Intent To Deliver A Controlled Substance.  Mr. Williams was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $5000.00 unsecured.  Mr. Williams is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 06.08.2018 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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