Released by Sgt. Robert Masten on 03.09.2017 @0915 hrs Incident #51.16.12014 @0300 hrs
On 10.20.2016 at approximately 3:00 am officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the Valley Run Apartment complex to a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival officers learned the victim was approached by two males, who displayed handguns. The two men demanded money and anything else of value the victim possessed. The victim turned over a cell phone to the pair and they fled. Further investigation, that included the evaluation of latent finger prints, led to a warrant being obtained for the one male who was identified. A warrant for Amir D. Collins, 19 of Lincoln, has been on file and on 03.08.2017 Mr. Collins was apprehended by Milton Police and turned over to Milford Police. Mr. Collins has been charged with Robbery First Degree, Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Aggravated Menacing, and Conspiracy Second Degree. Mr. Collins was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $52,000.00 cash only. Mr. Collins has been committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled for a Preliminary Hearing on 03.17.2017 at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas.