Dover Man Arrested On Sexual Assault Investigation

Incident #:  51-18-11241                                          Reported:  October 2, 2018

Location: 800 block of SE Fourth St. Milford, Sussex County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 11/05/2018 at 1655 hours

On 11/02/2018, Kamau Graves, 31 of Dover, DE, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force with the assistance of Dover PD on an active Rape 1 Degree warrant out of Milford PD. Graves was located inside a residence in the 200 block of Horton St., Dover, DE.

On 10/02/2018 at approximately 8:54 a.m., Detectives from Milford Police Department were dispatched to a sexual assault investigation that had just occurred in a residence in the 800 block of SE Fourth St. Milford, Sussex County, DE.  Detectives made contact with the victim who advised that the suspect, later positively identified as Graves, had sexually assaulted them while in possession of a knife and then fled from the residence.  Detectives obtained a warrant for Graves.

On 11/02/2018, Graves was charged with 3 counts of Rape 1st Degree, one count of Possession Of A Deadly Weapon During the Commission Of A Felony, one count of Aggravated Menacing, and one count of Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree.  Graves had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Corrections in default of $207,000 USC cash bail only with a no contact order with the victim.  Graves was ordered to appear in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas at a later date for a preliminary hearing.


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