Incident #: 51-17-7353 Reported: July 8, 2017 at 3:32 p.m.
Location: Brightway Commons Apartment Complex, Milford, Kent County, DE 19963
Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 07/12/2017 at 1515 hours
On 07/08/2017 at approximately 3:32 p.m., the Milford Police Department Patrol Division investigated an incident that occurred inside the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex. Investigation revealed that the victim and suspect, identified as Jamaal Artis, 35 of Milford, DE, had allegedly engaged in a verbal altercation inside one of the apartments. From there, the victim left the residence and got into a vehicle at which time, Artis came outside and allegedly jumped onto the running boards of the vehicle and grabbed the driver’s side window of the vehicle causing the window to shatter. It was determined that the glass from the shattered window may have caused injury to the victim. Investigation also revealed that Artis had been banned from the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex as well. A warrant was obtained for Artis in reference to this incident.
On 07/08/2017, Artis was charged with Reckless Endangering Second Degree, Criminal Mischief under $1000: Damage Property, and Criminal Trespass Third Degree. Artis was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 7 and released on $850.00 unsecured bail with a no contact order with the victim and Brightway Commons Apartment Complex. Artis was given a future court date in Kent County Court of Common Pleas in reference to this incident.