Shoplifting Investigation Leads To Arrest of Fugitive From Pennsylvania

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten    Incident #51.17.964

On 01.27.2017 Milford Police arrested Rodney L. Boddy, 44 of Bear, following a report of a shoplifting at Walmart on North DuPont Blvd (US Rt 113).  Investigation revealed Mr. Boddy was observed by Asset Protection staff at Walmart removing a GPS, along with over the counter medications, and leave the store without paying for those items.  Upon arrival responding officers made contact with Mr. Boddy and took him into custody without incident.  Further investigation determined Mr. Boddy had an active warrant out of the State of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Boddy was charged with Shoplifting, Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, and Possession of Shoplifters Tools.  Mr. Boddy was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bailed was set at $3000.00 secured.  Mr. Boddy is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 02.03.2017 for a Preliminary Hearing.  Mr. Boddy is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution.


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