Dover Man Charged Following A Pair Of Investigations

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 10.16.2018    Incident #51.18.11648 @0214 Hours

On 10.12.2018 Milford Police arrested a Dover man to complete a pair of investigations.  On 10.12.2018 at approximately 2:14 am, an officer on patrol on North Rehoboth Boulevard observed a vehicle traveling northbound enter the southbound travel lane.  The officer conducted a traffic stop in the 900 block of North Walnut Street.  Further investigation revealed the Nissan Rogue had markings that led the officer to believe the vehicle had recently been removed from a car dealership.  Further investigation did in fact learn the vehicle did belong to a car dealership in the area.  Roy Perdow (A.KA. Roy Perkins), 53 of Dover, was taken into custody without incident.  Mr. Perdow was also identified during this investigation as being the suspect in another theft of a motor vehicle that occurred on August 16th in the 200 block of Northeast Front Street (below is link to the original release for that investigation).  While in custody it was learned that Mr. Perdow’s driving privileges have been suspended.  Mr Perdow also made concerning threats towards officers while in custody.  Mr. Perdow has been charged with two counts of Theft of a Motor Vehicle, 3 counts of Terroristic Threatening, 2 counts of Criminal Mischief, Burglary 3rd Degree, Driving While Suspended, Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree, and Failed To Remain In A Single Lane.  Mr. Perdow was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2. where bail was set at $2701.00 Secured for the October investigation and $7000.00 cash for the August investigation.  Mr. Perdow was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled for a Preliminary Hearing in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 10.26.2018.

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Milford Police Ask For Assistance With Identifying Burglary Suspect

 

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**Update** MPD Looking For Public Assistance With Motor Vehicle Collision Investigation

**The vehicle in this case has been located and the operator has been identified.  Further updates with be released as they become available.**

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 10.15.2018

On 10.15.2018 at approximately 6:30 pm, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the 200 block of Northeast Front Street (SR 14) to a report of a motor vehicle collision.  Investigation revealed a passenger car struck a pedestrian and fled the scene.  The suspect vehicle was last seen traveling southbound on North Washington Street.  The pedestrian was treated at the scene by staff from the Carlisle Fire Company and transported to Bayhealth in Milford with serious but non life threatening injuries.  The operator is described as a female, 18-25 years of age.  The suspect vehicle is described as dark colored Ford Taurus or Nissan Sentra.  We are asking anyone with information about this collision 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 Community Parade Returns Wednesday And We Urge Motorist To Be Aware Of Altered Traffic And Parking Patterns

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Above Is Detour Route

On Wednesday night the Milford Community Parade returns and we wish to urge any motorist that may be effected by the road closures to educate themselves on alternative routes.  Parking restrictions will begin at 5:00 pm along North and South Walnut Streets, as well as Northeast 10th Street and Seabury Avenue.  We anticipate parking to reopen in those areas around 8:30 pm.  There will be road closures beginning on Seabury Avenue at 5:00 pm and along North Walnut Street, South Walnut Street, and Northeast 10th Street beginning shortly before 6:30 pm.  These closures will effect eastbound and westbound travel on any street intersecting North and South Walnut Streets from Seabury Avenue to Northeast 10th Street.  Traffic patterns are anticipated to return to the normal flow shortly after 8:30 pm.

East Bound
Follow detour signage-
Southbound Rt 113 to Seabury Avenue –left turn
Seabury to Cherry St, –right turn
Cherry to New St, –left turn
New St to Wilbur St –right turn
Wilbur St to S Walnut St –right turn
S Walnut St to McCoy St –left turn
McCoy St to S Washington St –left turn follow to all points North and East
TRUCKS continue on McCoy St to Marshall St –left turn
Marshall St to South East Second St –right turn
S.E. 2nd St to Alt 1-Rehoboth Blvd to all points North, East and South

West Bound
Follow Detour signage-
CAR- S. Washington St to McCoy St –right turn
TRUCK- Alt 1 Rehoboth Blvd to SE 2nd St –right turn
TRUCK- SE 2nd St to Marshall St –left turn
TRUCK- S. Marshall St to McCoy St –right turn
ALL- McCoy St to S Walnut St –right turn
S Walnut St to Wilbur St –immediate left turn
Wilbur St to New St –left turn
New St to Cherry St –right turn
Cherry St to Seabury Avenue –left turn
Seabury Avenue to N. Rt 113 –right turn
N. Rt 113 to Westbound Rt 14 –left turn
To all points West and North and South

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Milford Police Investigating Shot Fired Into Residence On Airport Road

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 10.08.2018     Incident#51.18.11467 @2303 Hours

On 10.07.2018 at approximately 11:03 pm, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to an apartment in the Willows on Lassen Court to a report of a shot fired at a residence.  Investigation revealed an occupant fired the shot from a vehicle on Airport Road towards the apartment, striking a window.  The bullet traveled through the window and was found lodged in an appliance inside the home.  The residence was occupied at the time, but no one was injured.  As this investigation continues, Milford Police urge anyone with information about this incident 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 Again Going Pink In October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease.  The men and women of the Milford Police Department are continuing to support the effort this year by once again going pink.  This year we will be selling t-shirts, pink police patches, and hats at the Milford Police Department at 400 Northeast Front Street while supplies last.  The patches can be purchased for $10.00, the hats for $20.00, or both can be purchased for $25.00.  This year we’re adding t-shirts for sale for $20.00.  These will be cash only sales with all profits being donated to the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition.  If you’re interested in supporting this initiative, these items can be purchased by contacting Lt. David Wells Monday through Friday between 8a-4p. Please take time to join us in fighting this disease.  If you wish to learn more please check out the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition at http://www.debreastcancer.org/ 

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Disorderly Behavior Leads To Multiple Charges For Milford Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 10.03.2018   Incident #51.18.10693 @2157 Hours

On 09.17.2018 an officer from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division was contacted by staff at Bayhealth on West Clarke Avenue while he was there on an unrelated matter and advised of a disorderly person in the Emergency Department.  When the officer arrived in the area he observed the man, who was unclothed, acting aggressively toward hospital staff.  Attempts to control the individual were unsuccessful, leading the officer to utilize his department issued electronic control device to gain control of the individual.  Joshua D. Nicholas, 31 of Milford, was eventually taken into custody.  Following this incident a warrant was obtained and Mr. Nicholas was charged with Resisting Arrest, Harassment, Offensive Touching, Menacing, and Disorderly Conduct.  Mr. Nicholas was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $2500.00 unsecured.  Mr. Nicholas is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 10.29.2018 for an arraignment.

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Foot Patrol Leads To Drug and Weapon Charges For Magnolia Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 09.27.2018    Incident #51.18.10869 @0103 Hours

On 09.22.2018 a pro-active foot patrol in Brightway Commons led to the arrest of a 24 year old Magnolia man.  On 09.22.2018 at approximately 1:03 am, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division contacted Shakur O. Manzo, 24 of Magnolia, during this patrol.  During the initial contact with Mr. Manzo is was learned that he had previously been barred from the property.  Mr. Manzo was taken into custody and a subsequent search led to crack cocaine and a knife being located.  Mr. Manzo has been charged with Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Possession With The Intent to  Deliver a Controlled Substance, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, and Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree.  Mr. Manzo was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $31001.00 Unsecured.  Mr. Manzo is Scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 09.28.2018 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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Police Operation Leads To Multiple Arrests

Operation Date:  September 25, 2018

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 09/26/2018 at 1120 hours

On 09/25/2018, the Milford Police Department Drug Unit with the assistance of Dover Police Department’s Safe Streets Unit and Drug Unit conducted an operation in Bicentennial/Memorial parks and Milford’s 4th Ward.  The operation resulted in several arrests ranging from city ordinance violations to drug arrests.  The operation resulted in the following arrests:

  • Lauren Merchant, 36 of Milford, DE, was arrested in Memorial Park for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Lewdness, and Indecent Exposure 2nd Degree, after she was viewed urinating behind a park bench. Merchant was intoxicated and committed to the Department of Corrections due to her intoxication. Merchant would be seen for a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court once she was sober.
  • Shawn Waples, 18 of Milford, DE, was cited a summons for a civil Marijuana violation after he was found to be in possession of marijuana in the parking lot of Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex. Waples was ordered to appear at a later date in the Justice of the Peace Court reference this case.
  • Devere Taylor, 31 of Milford, DE, was taken into custody in the parking lot of Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex for two active capiases out of Kent County Court of Common Pleas. She had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Corrections in default of $217.00 cash bail only. She was ordered to appear at a later date in Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a capias return hearing.
  • Laqwan Johnson, 20 of Harrington, DE, was taken into custody in the parking lot of Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex for an active capias out of Kent County Family Court. He had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $50.00 USC unsecured bail. He was ordered to appear at a later date in Kent County Family Court for a capias return hearing.
  • Raheem K. Fullman, 20 of Harrington, DE, was taken into custody in the parking lot of Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex after he was found to be in possession of 108 bags of suspected Heroin and a small amount of crack cocaine. Fullman was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance and Possess, Consume A Controlled Or Counterfeit Substance Except Human Growth Hormone Without A Prescription. Fullman had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Corrections in default of $10,200.00 USC cash bail only. He was ordered to appear at a later date in Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a preliminary hearing.
  • Antonio Reynolds, 36 of Lincoln, DE, was arrested in Bicentennial Park after he was observed urinating behind a bush. He was cited a summons for Unlawful To Urinate or Defecate in Public Places. He was ordered to appear in the Justice of the Peace Court at a later date reference to this case.
  • Samir Baker, 25 of Milford, DE, was arrested after officers observed Baker conducting a hand to hand drug transaction on North St. He was taken into custody and was in possession of suspected Heroin and Oxymorphone without a prescription. He was charged with Manufactures, Delivers Or Possession With Intent To Deliver A Counterfeit Controlled Substance and Possess, Consume A Controlled or Counterfeit Substance Except Human Growth Hormone Without A Prescription. He had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Corrections in default of $6200.00 secured bail. He was ordered to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date for a preliminary hearing.
  • Kieran Purnell, 23 of Milford, DE, was arrested after he was found in possession of suspected Heroin after a vehicle stop. He was charged with Possess, Consume A Controlled Or Counterfeit Substance Except Human Growth Hormone W/O A Prescription With An Aggravating Factor. He had a presentment though the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $1000.00 USC unsecured bail.

As a result of the operation, detectives seized various amounts of suspected Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Marijuana, and Prescription Medication. Detectives also seized approximately $3000.00 in U.S. Currency, approximately $2500.00 in property, and a vehicle.

Also as a result of a vehicle search warrant executed during the operation, detectives are currently looking for a Theoddis Johnson, 21 of Milford, who is wanted for Manufactures, Delivers, or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Johnson is asked to contact Milford PD at 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/

 

                          Merchant                                Fullman                                   Reynolds

 

 

                               Baker                                      Purnell                                     Johnson

Not Pictured: Shawn Waples, Devere Taylor, and Laqwan Johnson

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Milford Police Department Staff And Other First Responders Recognized For Life Saving Efforts

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 09/21/2018 at 1300 hours

On 09/20/2018, Four Milford Police Officers, three Milford Police Department Dispatchers and two career staff members with the Carlisle Fire Company had the opportunity to meet the person whose life they saved as a result of CPR. On 08/13/2018, Milford Police Department Dispatchers Bennett, Argo, and Joles received a 911 disconnect call to the dispatch center.  They dispatched Ptlm Karpin, PFC Clayton, Cpl. Brittingham, Senior Cpl. Wyatt, to a residence in the 500 block of Caulk Rd for the 911 disconnect.  While the officers were en route to the call, they were advised by the dispatchers that it was a possible CPR in progress.  At that time, the dispatchers notified the Sussex Emergency Communications Center, who dispatched Carlisle Fire Department EMS and Sussex County Paramedics to the scene.  Ptlm Karpin and Cpl. Brittingham were first on scene and began to assist the victim’s partner with CPR.  Later PFC Clayton and Senior Cpl. Wyatt arrived on scene and assisted with lifesaving efforts.  Carlisle Fire Department EMS and Sussex County Paramedics arrived on scene and patient care transition from the police to the medical personnel on scene.  The victim was transported to the hospital where it was determined that he had a massive heart attack and he remained in the hospital for approximately 3 weeks recovering.

During a mid-morning recognition ceremony on Thursday, September 20, the victim, Michael Moyer, and his partner, John Bechtold, had an opportunity to meet and thank the four Milford Police Officers and the two career staff members from Carlisle Fire Department for their part in saving Moyer’s life.

Later in the day on 09/20/2018, Chief Kenneth Brown presented Ptlm Karpin, PFC Clayton, Cpl. Brittingham, and Senior Cpl. Wyatt with a Life Saving Certificate and a Life Saving Ribbon for their uniforms for their involvement in saving the life of Mr. Moyer.

                            Group Photograph                     From Left to Right: Cpl. Brittingham, PFC

                                                                                   Clayton, Chief Brown, S/Cpl. Wyatt

                                                                                    Not Pictured: Ptlm Karpin

 

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Milford Woman Arrested In Memorial Park

Incident #:  51-18-10690                                      Reported:  September 17, 2018

Location:  Memorial Park, Milford, Sussex County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 09/19/2018 at 1000 hours

On 9/17/18 at approximately 1728 hours, Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to Memorial Park located off of SE Front St. Milford, Sussex County, DE for a disorderly conduct complaint. Officers were advised that MPD communications center personnel viewed through the Riverwalk Surveillance System that monitors Memorial and Bicentennial Parks, a group of subjects loitering in the Memorial Park.  The Dispatch center advised that two females then began to fight.  As Officers were en route to the park, they were advised that the fight had ceased but one female party was still in the park sitting on a bench.  Officers attempted to make contact with the female suspect but she began to run from officers.  After a brief foot pursuit, she was taken into custody without incident.  As officers were attempting to take the female into custody they observed her drinking from a liquor bottle, which is prohibited in the park and clearly marked with signage.  The female suspect was identified as Shelly Shockley, 29 of Milford, DE.  Shockley’s actions prior to the officers arrival and her running from officers created a disturbance to other patrons inside the park.

Once back at Milford PD, Shockley attempted to flee from the building but was apprehended prior to exiting. Officers also determined that Shockley was intoxicated during the incident.  Shockley was charged with Resisting Arrest, Attempted Escape 3rd Degree, Disorderly Conduct, and Unlawful To Consume Any Alcoholic Beverage Upon Public Streets, Parks, Alleys.  Shockley had a presentment through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Corrections due to her intoxication.

On 09/18/2018, Shockley had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 where she was released on $2600.00 USC unsecured bail with a no contact order with Memorial Park. Shockley was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas at a later date referenced to this case.

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