Disorderly Conduct Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Millsboro Man

Released by Pfc. Mikhail Stanton on 08/16/2017 @ 1500 hours

Incident# 51-17-008861@ 1122 hours

On August 15, 2017, Milford Police responded to Walmart located at 939 N. DuPont BLVD for a report of a disorderly subject. As they arrived on scene, a witness told Officers that two individuals where having a verbal altercation in the Walmart parking lot and they feared it would become a physical.

A witness alleged that Calah Spells, 35, of Millsboro was yelling and being a public nuisance while in the Walmart parking lot. During the process of the investigation Officers also learned that Mr. Spells was intoxicated.

Calah Spells was taken into custody and transported back to the Milford Police Department without incident. He was given a criminal summons with a charge of Disorderly Conduct Alcohol Related. He was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear at the Justice of The Peace Court #6 at a later date and time for his arraignment.

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Disorderly Conduct Investigation Leads To The Arrest of Lincoln Man

Released by Pfc. Mikhail Stanton on 08/16/2017 @ 1012 hours

Incident #51-17-8810 @ 1427 hours

On  Monday, August 14, 2017, Officers from the Milford Police Department responded to the area of Linestone Lane for a report of a disorderly person. As Officer arrived on scene they were advised by several witnesses that Kevin Payne, 51 of Lincoln was being disorderly.

Witnesses alleged that Kevin Payne was using profane and abusive language to several people in the vicinity. Witnesses also told Officers that Payne was asked several times to leave but refused. Further Investigation by Officers on scene found Mr. Payne to be highly intoxicated.

Payne was taken into custody and given a criminal summons for Disorderly Conduct. He will appear at the Justice of the Peace Court #6 for arraignment at a later date and time.

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Fraud Investigation Leads To The Arrest Of A Dover Woman

Released by Pfc. Mikhail Stanton on 08/14/2017 at 1205 hours

Incident# 51-17-7534 @ 1410 hours

On July 13, 2017, Milford Police responded to a business in the 600 block of N. Dupont BLVD in regards to a fraud complaint.

The victim alleged that Shakesha L. Sullivan 36, of Dover, received money after cashing a check at their establishment on May 12, 2017. The victim reported to Officers that within a few days the check Ms. Sullivan cashed was returned by their bank advising them that it was an altered and fictitious check. The business made several attempts to contact Ms. Sullivan in order to correct the issue, but Ms. Sullivan ignored their requests.

A warrant was issued for Shakesha Sullivan after Officers concluded their investigation.

On August 11, 2017 Shakesha Sullivan turned herself in at The Milford Police Department without incident. She was charged with Forgery 3rd Degree and Theft By False Pretense. She was arraigned at the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and given a $100.00 secured bail.  She was subsequently released after posting bond. She was order to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date in reference to this case.

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Pair Of Women Arrested For Shoplifting

Incident #:  51-17-8489                           Reported: August 8, 2017 at 11:53 a.m.

Location: Family Dollar, 237 NE Front St. Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/11/2017 at 1530 hours

On 08/07/2017 at approximately 11:53 am, the Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to Family Dollar, located at 237 NE Front St. Milford, Kent County, DE reference to a shoplifting in progress. As officers were en route to the business, it was learned that the two female suspects had fled from the store.  It was learned that one of the employees from Family Dollar had followed the suspects to their vehicle which was located in the parking lot.  It was learned that one of the suspects then took off on foot and the other remained at the vehicle.  The suspect that ran on foot was apprehended by responding units in the area of Bicentennial Park.  Both suspects were taken into custody and identified as Shawna Shirey, 42 of Lincoln, DE, and Lauren Merchant, 35 of Georgetown, DE.  Investigation revealed that that the two females shoplifted multiple items from the store by concealing the items in their purses/handbags.  The total theft was determined to be under $1500.  Some of the shoplifted items were recovered by officers.  Further investigation revealed that the two females were in possession of stolen property from Big Lots located at 631 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, DE 19963.  It was determined that this property was also valued at less than $1500.00.  Both females were taken into custody in reference to this incident.

Further investigation revealed that Shirey was in possession of drug paraphernalia. It was also learned that both females had active court capiases for their arrests.  Both females were charged with Possession of Shoplifters’ Tools or Instruments, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Shoplifting Under $1500 Remove Goods, Wares, or Merchandise, and Receiving Stolen Property Under $1500.  Shirey was also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Non-Marijuana Related.  Both females were arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2.  Shirey was given a $1000.00 USC unsecured bail on the new charges and $2095.00 cash bail only and $1000.00 secured bail reference to her capiases.  Merchant was given a $1000.00 USC unsecured bail on the new charges and an $83.00 USC cash bail only on her capias, which she was able to post and was released from custody.  Shirey was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of her cash and secured bails.  Both females were ordered to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date in reference to their new charges.  They were also given new court dates in reference to their capiases.

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Investigation Leads To Drug Charges For Milford Man

McDonaldReleased By Sgt. Robert Masten On 08.11.2017 Incident #51.17.8652 @0005 Hours

On 08.11.2017 shortly after midnight an officer from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division contacted a individual in the area of North Washington Street and Northeast 2nd Street.  Upon contact with the individual it was learned he was wanted by the Kent County Superior Court.  A search of the individual as he was taken into custody located drug paraphernalia and .2 grams of crack cocaine.  Mark A. McDonald, 45 of Milford, was taken into custody and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Mr. McDonald was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $200.00 unsecured.  Mr. McDonald is scheduled for an arraignment in September at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas.

 

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Search Warrant Leads To Drug Charges For Milford Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 08.11.2017 Incident #51.17.8382 @0745 Hours

On 08.11.2017 at approximately 7:45am the Milford Police Department’s Drug Unit executed a search warrant on a room at Travelers Inn in the 1000 block of North Walnut Street to complete a several month investigation.  As a result of the search warrant United States Currency, 3.4 grams of crack cocaine, and drug paraphernalia was seized.  Antwine Johns, 40 of Milford, was taken into custody without incident and has been charged with Possession With The Intent To Deliver a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Mr. Johns was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $5500.00 Unsecured.  Mr. Johns is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a Preliminary Hearing on 08.18.2017.

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Milford Man Arrested For Theft

Incident #: 51-17-8045                 Reported: July 25, 2017 at 4:50 p.m.

Location: Food Lion, 951 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/10/2017 at 1700 hours

On 07/25/2017 at approximately 1650 hours, the Milford Police Department Patrol Division began an investigation into a theft of a credit card. It was learned that the victim lost her wallet at the Food Lion located at 951 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, Kent County, DE on 07/24/2017.  The victim advised that she went back to Food Lion on 07/25/2017 and learned that her purse had been turned into the customer service area.  As the victim was inventorying her purse it was learned that her debit card was missing.  It was also learned that the victim was over the age of 62.  Further investigation revealed that a purchase had been made on the card, which was valued at less than $1500.00 on the night of 07/24/2017 at Food Lion in Milford.  Surveillance footage was reviewed and it was determined that a store employee identified as William Dorey 4th, 18 of Milford, DE, was seen using the victim’s debit card to purchase a gift card.  A warrant was obtained for Dorey in reference to this incident.

On 08/04/2017, Dorey turned himself into Milford Police Department and was charged with one count of Theft Under $1500 Where A Victim is 62 Years of Age or Older (Deprive Person). He was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $500.00 USC unsecured bail.  He was also issued a no contact order with the victim.  Dorey was ordered to appear in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date for a preliminary hearing.

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Milford Woman Arrested On Several Charges Stemming From Several Incidents

Incident #’s: 51-17-8213, 51-17-8293, and 51-17-8584

Reported: July 28, 2017, August 2, 2017, and August 9, 2017

Locations: Walmart, 939 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, DE 19963 and Express Car Wash, 916 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/10/2017 at 1700 hours

On July 28, 2017, the Milford Police Department Patrol Division responded to Walmart, located at 939 N DuPont Blvd. reference to a late reported shoplifting case. Investigation revealed that a female wearing a black hoody and black tights allegedly shoplifted merchandise from the store.  At the time of the report, the female suspect was unknown to officers.

On 08/02/2017, the Patrol Division was dispatched to Walmart again for a shoplifting in progress complaint. As officers were responding to the scene, they were given a description of the female suspect who had allegedly shoplifted several items from the store and was now walking through the parking lot.  When units arrived on scene, they made contact with the female suspect in the parking lot that was identified by the reporting person as the suspect.  It was discovered that the female suspect was an Ariel Robbins, 25, of Milford, DE.  It was learned that she had allegedly concealed 11 items and shoplifted them from the store with a total less than $1500 USC.  She was taken into custody in reference to the theft.

Robbins was transported back to Milford PD where she was charged with Theft under $1500 USC. She was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $500 USC unsecured bail with a no contact order with Walmart.  She was order to appear in Justice of the Peace Court 6 at a later date in reference to this case.  It was also learned that she had a capias out of Sussex County court of Common Pleas.  She was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in reference to her capias.

On 08/09/2017, Officers located Robbins in the area of the Express Car Wash located at 916 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, DE 19963. As officers took Robbins into custody on her outstanding warrant, she began to resist arrest and attempted to break free of her handcuffs.  She was taken into custody without further incident and transported back to Milford PD.  Once at Milford PD, she resisted arrest in the parking lot and control was gained and she was brought into the police department and secured.

Robbins was arrested on the 07/28/2017 shoplifting case and charged with one count of Shoplifting Under $1500- Remove Goods, Wares or Merchandise. She was also charged with two counts of Resisting Arrest.  It was also learned that she had two capiases out of the Justice of the Peace Court 6.  She was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $1000.00 USC unsecured bail with another no contact order with Walmart in reference to the shoplifting charge.  She was released on $2000.00 USC unsecured bail on the resisting arrest charges.  She was ordered to appear at a later date in Kent County Court of Common Pleas on the new charges.  In reference to her capiases, she was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $200.00 USC secured bail.

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Milford Woman Arrested For Theft of Prescription Medication

Incident #: 51-17-8256                          Reported: August 1, 2017 at 8:29 a.m.

Location: 100 Rockledge Crt. Hearthstone Manor, Milford, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/10/2017 at 1700 hours

On 08/01/2017 at approximately 8:29 a.m., the Milford Police Department Patrol Division took a late reported theft of prescription medication. The victim advised that they resided at the 100 block of Rockledge Crt., Hearthstone Manor, Milford, DE 19963.  The victim advised that they had observed that they were missing several different types of prescription medication from their residence.  The victim advised that the medication went missing in late June 2017.  The victim advised at first they believed that there was an issue at the pharmacy, but they installed surveillance cameras in their residence and observed an acquaintance of theirs placing the prescription medication on their person.  The acquaintance was identified as Kristen Adams, 35 of Milford, DE.

On 08/04/2017, an interview was conducted with Adams and after the interview she was charged with Theft Under $1500 USC (Deprive Person). She was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $500.00 USC unsecured bail.  She was also issued a no contact order with the victim.  She was ordered to appear in Sussex County Court of Common Pleas at a later date in reference to this case.

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**UPDATE 2** Milford Police Ask Public For Assistance With Identifying Theft Suspects

Update Released By Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/09/2017 at 1316 hours

On 08/03/2017, The Milford Police Department identified the below pictured female suspect, as Shelbi Temple, 24 of Milford, DE.  She was identified after she contacted the police department and advised that she was the person in the photograph.  It was also determined at this time that the male subject was not directly involved in the theft.  After Temple was identified, a warrant was obtained for her arrest.

On 08/07/2017, Temple responded to Milford PD and turned herself in on the active warrant.  She was charged with Theft Under $1500 (Deprive Person).  She was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $100.00 unsecured bail with a future court date in Kent County Court of Common Pleas.

Update 1:

As of 08/07/2017, the suspects in this case have been identified.  Milford Police would like to thank the public for their assistance with identifying the theft suspects in this case. This investigation is still ongoing and 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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Incident #: 51-17-8297                                           Reported: 08/02/2017 at 1:02 p.m.

Location: Walmart, 939 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 08/03/2017 at 1445 hours

The Milford Police Department are asking the public’s assistance with identifying the individuals below. On 08/02/2017, Milford Police Department Patrol Division responded to Walmart located at 939 N DuPont Blvd. reference to a theft report.  Through investigation, it was learned that the below individuals stole an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency from the victim’s wallet prior to leaving the store.  Milford Police urge anyone with information on these below individuals 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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