Update Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 03/21/2019 @ 1635 hours
The suspect in this case has been identified. Future press release to follow once arrest is made.
Incident #: 51-19-2993 Reported: March 19, 2019
Location: Walmart, 939 N DuPont Blvd. Milford, Kent County, DE
Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 03/21/2019 at 0600 hours
The Milford Police Department is currently investigating a theft case where the below pictured suspect, stole the victim’s purse from a shopping cart after the victim left the purse unattended in the vestibule of the store on 03/19/2019. Further investigation revealed that the victim’s credit/debit cards then began to be used by the below pictured suspect online and at a store in Greenwood DE. The below pictured suspect is described as a black male approximately 6’2-6’3 weighing approximately 190lbs-210lbs. The suspect was last seen operating a Silver Nissan Altima with Delaware Temporary Registration (tag number unknown). entered into Walmart, selected merchandise valued over $1000.00 USC, and exited the store without rendering payment for the merchandise. The incident occurred on 01/21/2019 during the evening hours.
Milford Police urge anyone with information on the identity of the below pictured suspect or other information on this investigation to contact Cpl. Ricketts at 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/