Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 06.25.2018 Incident #51.18.6708 @2353 Hours
Location of Incident: 200 block of Northeast Front Street (SR 14)
On 06.20.2018 Milford Police arrested a wanted 42 year old Milford man after he was located in the 200 block of Northeast Front Street in the area of the Riverwalk Shopping Center. On 06.20.2018 officers observed Walter S. Ross, 42 of Milford, walking in the 200 block of Northeast Front Street at approximate 11:53 pm. After initially seeing Mr. Ross the officer lost sight of him. The officer then continued to monitor the area as it was known Mr. Ross was wanted by Delaware Probation and Parole. Mr. Ross was eventually located hiding next to a nearby building. Mr. Ross failed to obey officers commands as they attempted to take him into custody. After a brief struggle Mr. Ross was eventually taken into custody. Mr. Ross continued to be combative while in custody and attempted to harm himself while being transported in the police vehicle to the Justice of the Peace Court #3. The officer stopped in the area of US Rt 113 and SR 16 in Ellendale and had Mr. Ross evaluated by staff from the Ellendale Fire Company. Mr. Ross was transported to Bayhealth in Milford by Ellendale VFC staff, where he was treated and turned over to Delaware Probation and Parole. Mr. Ross has been charged with Resisting Arrest in addition to being wanted for violation of probation. Mr. Ross was committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna on a $30,000.00 cash bail. Three officers received minor injuries as a result of the struggle during the initial contact with Mr. Ross.