October Robbery Investigation Results In Arrest Of Milford Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 12.19.2017 @ 10:06 am Incident #51.17.11603

Date and Time of Incident: 10.15.2017 at 4:04 am

Location of Incident: Wawa 902 North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113)

On 12.18.2017 Milford Police arrested a 20 year old Milford man in connection with a robbery investigation that stemmed from an October 15th incident.  On 10.15.2017 officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to Wawa on North DuPont Boulevard at approximately 4:04 am to a report of a robbery.  Upon arrival officers learned the suspect approached staff at the store and reportedly led them to believe he had a weapon.  The suspect then demanded money from employees working the check out area.  The suspect was able to obtain an undisclosed amount of money and fled the store prior to officers arrival.  Further investigation that included several tips from the public led to warrants being obtained for Darren Duffy, 20 of Milford.  On 12.18.2017 a tip was received about Mr. Duffy’s whereabouts and he was located in the rear of the Riverwalk Center on Northeast Front Street (SR 14).  Mr. Duffy was taken into custody without incident.  Mr. Duffy has been charged with Robbery First Degree and Aggravated Menacing.  Mr. Duffy was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $56,000.00 unsecured.  Mr. Duffy was also found to be wanted by the Kent County Court of Common Pleas and the Justice of the Peace Court #6.  Mr. Duffy was committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution in reference to the capiases.


Below is information and link to the original release:


Incident #: 51-17-11603 Reported: October 15, 2017 at 4:04 a.m.

Location: Wawa, 902 N DuPont Blvd. Milford DE 19963

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 10/27/2017 at 1513 hours

The Milford Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is requesting the public’s assistance with identifying the below pictured robbery suspect. On 10/15/2017 at 4:04 a.m., the suspect entered into the store and approached the register and demanded all the money from the cash drawer. The clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency and the suspect fled from the store. The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’02” and described as thin built. He was wearing a blue Dover Senators hooded sweatshirt, gray Dover Senators sweatpants, and black and white sneakers. Milford Police urge anyone with information about this matter to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDe.org/tips/

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