Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 02.27.2017 @0915 hrs Incident #51.17.2109 @1348 hrs
On 02.24.2017 at approximately 1:48 pm, officers from the Milford Police Department responded to Walmart (939 North DuPont Blvd) to a report of a shoplifting with the suspect fleeing the scene. Upon arrival officers contacted Amber M. Manchester, 37 of Milford, near North DuPont Blvd after she had fled Walmart after reportedly removing several items. Further investigation determined Ms. Manchester was in possession of several items that were removed and not paid for. Police also found Ms. Manchester to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. After Ms. Manchester was taken into custody, a check through the Delaware Criminal Justis System revealed she was wanted by the Kent County Court of Common Pleas, Kent County Superior Court, and Sussex County Court of Common Pleas. Ms. Manchester was issued a criminal summons for Shoplifting and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and is scheduled to appear at the Justice of the Peace Court #6 for an arraignment on those charges. She was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2 for the active warrants out of the three Delaware courts and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution after failing to post bail.