Released by Sgt. Robert Masten on 05.08.2017 @0830 hrs Incident #51.17.4796 @2011 hrs
On 05.06.2017 at approximately 8:11 pm officers from the Milford Police Department responded to a residence in the 600 block of Northwest Front Street to a report of a physical altercation. Upon arrival officers made contact with James E. Steen, 26 of Lincoln, who allegedly assaulted the victim who was also located in the home. Mr. Steen who was found to be intoxicated, was transported by the Carlisle Fire Company to Bayhealth in Milford to be checked by medical personnel due to his level of intoxication. Mr. Steen has been charged with Assault 3rd. Mr. Steen was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 where bail was set at $500.00 secured, along with a no contact order with the victim. Mr. Steen has been committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution.