Physical Altercation At Restaurant Leads To Pair Being Charged

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 11.20.2017 Incident #51.17.12899

On 11.19.2017 at approximately 8:32 pm, officers from the Milford Police Department responded to Arena’s in the 200 block of Northeast Front Street (SR 14) to a report of a physical altercation.  Upon arrival officers learned both parties involved had left the area.  A check of the area led to both being contacted nearby.  Scott W. Donovan, 25 of Seaford, was taken into custody without incident.  Erin N. Chisenhall, 23 of Harrington, was uncooperative with officers as she was contacted, eventually kicking one officer in addition to using offensive language.  Investigation revealed the pair prior to leaving the establishment, engaged in a confrontation that led to a glass door at the restaurant being significantly damaged.  Mr. Donovan has been charged with Criminal Mischief $1000 but less than $5000 and Disorderly Conduct.  Mr. Donovan was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $600.00 unsecured.  Mr. Donovan is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 12.20.2017 for an arraignment.  Ms. Chisenhall has been charged with Resisting Arrest With Force, Offensive Touching of Law Enforcement Officer, Criminal Mischief $1000 but less than $5000 Damage Property, Failure to Comply with Taking of Photos and Fingerprints, and Disorderly Conduct.  Ms. Chisenhall was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at  $2750.00 unsecured.  Ms. Chisenhall is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on 12.01.2017 at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas.

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