Released by Pfc. Mikhail. Stanton on 02/24/2017 @ 1400 hrs
Incident # 51-17-1998 @ 2305 hrs
On 02-21-2017 at approximately 11:05 pm, a victim reported a unauthorized use of a debit card to the Milford Police Department. The Victim told Officers they were notified by their bank of various suspicious transactions after realizing that they lost their card. Investigation by Officers revealed that Jacob Ziegler 24, of Milford was reportedly the subject making those unauthorized transactions. As a result of the investigation a warrant was obtained from the Justice of The Peace Court # 2.
On 02-22-2017 Officers learned of Mr. Zieglers location, and responded to the 200 block of N. Rehoboth BLVD. Mr. Ziegler was taken into custody without incident at that time. He was charged with theft under $1500.00 where the victim is over 62 years old and unlawful use of a payment card under $1500.00 where a victim is over 62 years old. He was arraigned at The Justice of The Peace Court #2 and released on $2000.00 unsecured bail.