Incident # 51-14-12568 Date/ Time 11/06/14 at 12:12 pm
Released By: Det. Dwight Young/ Criminal Division
On 12/18/14 the Milford Police took custody of a wanted man apprehended by Sussex County Probation and Parole (Seaford Office). Bruce “Eric” Whitman, 25 yo of Lincoln was arrested and charged with Shoplifting Under $1500 and Theft by False Pretense Under $1500. The Milford Police obtained an arrest warrant for Whitman after investigation revealed that Whitman entered Walmart Department Store on 11/6/14, removed merchandise without paying for it and then returned the items as if they had been purchased. Whitman received a monetary compensation upon returning the items. Whitman was arraigned and released on $500 unsecured bond.