Incident #: 51-17-14323 Reported: December 24, 2017 at 10:13 p.m.
Location: 400 Block of S. Washington St. Milford, Sussex County, DE
Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/29/2017 at 1130 hours
On 12/24/2017 at approximately 10:13 p.m., the victim responded to the Milford Police Department to report a physical altercation that had occurred between her and the suspect, Courtney Goode, 42 of Milford, DE. Investigation revealed that the victim and Goode were engaged in a verbal argument at a residence in the 400 block of S. Washington St. Investigation revealed that Goode then began to push the victim, which caused the victim to fall to the ground and then Goode continued to assault the victim, while they were on the floor. The victim advised that a child was present in the residence and did not see the assault but did hear the assault occur. The victim sustained minor injury due to the assault. EMS was called to Milford PD to exam the victim’s injuries but the victim declined being transported to the hospital.
Patrol Units then responded to the residence on S Washington St and made contact with Goode and took him into custody without incident. Goode was charged with Assault 3rd Degree and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child (Sight/Sound). Goode had a presentment through Justice of the Peace Court 3 and was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $2000.00 cash bail. A no contact order was placed between Good and the victims in this case. Goode was ordered to appear in the Sussex County Family Court at a later date reference to this case.
*Updated Photograph Of Goode Was Unavailable At Time Of Release*