**Updated** Milford Police Investigating Theft Of City Owned Vehicle

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 08.01.2018   Incident #51.18.8606 @0828 Hours

**Update**  The 2006 Chevrolet Colorado taken in this case has been located on Community Lane in Selbyville, DE.  The investigation is ongoing and we urge anyone with information about this matter to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/TIPS

**Original Release**

Milford Police are asking for assistance from the public with locating a city owned vehicle taken from the Milford Parks and Recreation building on Franklin Street.  Investigation revealed a white 2006 Chevrolet Colorado was taken from the parking lot of Milford Parks and Recreation shortly after 5:00 am this morning.  The investigating officer learned the vehicle was later believed to be in the Georgetown, DE area shortly after the theft.  The pictures below are photos of a similar vehicle and the spray tank below was similar to one in the bed of the truck.  The City of Milford Logo below was on both doors and the rear of the truck.  Anyone with information about this matter is urged to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/TIPS

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Milford Police Collecting School Supplies For Local Children

The Milford Police Department’s Community Policing Unit are collecting school supplies for elementary aged Milford School District students beginning today.  The supplies will be distributed to district students in need for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.  These supplies will be collected in the lobby of the Milford Police Department and can be placed in the boxes pictured .  As you enter the lobby, you will find the boxes to your left.  Below you will find a list of what we are accepting for this initiative.  If anyone has any questions about this you can call 302.422.8081 and ask to speak with Sgt. Robert Masten or S/Cpl. Theresa Bloodsworth.

 

No. 2 pencils
Spiral notebooks
Washable Crayola crayons box of 24
Large pink erasers
Pencil cases
Colored pencils
Loose leaf wide ruled paper
Highlighters
Composition books
3 ring binders
Tissue boxes
Hand sanitizer
School Approved Polo Shirts in Maroon or Gold (youth sizes only)
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Milford Police Investigating Theft Of City Owned Vehicle

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 08.01.2018   Incident #51.18.8606 @0828 Hours

Milford Police are asking for assistance from the public with locating a city owned vehicle taken from the Milford Parks and Recreation building on Franklin Street.  Investigation revealed a white 2006 Chevrolet Colorado was taken from the parking lot of Milford Parks and Recreation shortly after 5:00 am this morning.  The investigating officer learned the vehicle was later believed to be in the Georgetown, DE area shortly after the theft.  The pictures below are photos of a similar vehicle and the spray tank below was similar to one in the bed of the truck.  The City of Milford Logo below was on both doors and the rear of the truck.  Anyone with information about this matter is urged to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/TIPS

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Impaired Driving Investigation Leads To Milford Man Being Charged With 5th Offense DUI

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 07.27.2018  Incident #51.18.7411 @2220 Hours

On 07.06.2018 an investigation into an impaired driving led to the arrest of a Milford man.  On 07.06.2018 an officer on patrol in the area of Northwest Front Street (SR 14) located a vehicle that he was on the lookout for following reports received by Milford Police Communications.  The officer located the vehicle and made contact with the operator in the 600 block of Northwest Front Street (SR 14).  Further investigation led to Lawrence A. Stockman, 33 of Milford being taken into custody for suspicion of operating the vehicle while impaired.  It was also learned by the officer Mr. Stockman had four prior convictions for Driving Under The Influence.  Mr. Stockman was charged with 5th Offense after 4 prior offenses – Driving a Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol and Driving While Suspended or Revoked.  Mr. Stockman was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $5500.00 secured.  Mr. Stockman was scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 07.13.2018 for a Preliminary Hearing.

Stockman

 

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Assault Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Lincoln Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 07.27.2018  Incident #51.18.8191 @1900 Hours

On 07.23.2018 Milford Police arrested a Lincoln man in connection with an assault that occurred on 07.22.2018 in Bicentennial Park on Northeast Front Street (SR 14).  Investigation revealed as the victim was walking through the park and was allegedly punched multiple times by Antonio A. Reynolds, 36 of Lincoln.  The victim received minor injuries as a result of this altercation.  As a result of this investigation a warrant was obtained for Mr. Reynolds and he was taken into custody on 07.23.2018.  Mr. Reynolds has been charged with Assault 3rd Degree.  Mr. Reynolds was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $1000.00 unsecured.  Mr. Reynolds is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas in October for an arraignment.

Reynolds

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Frederica Man Charged With Felony DUI

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 07.27.2018    Incident #51.18.8375 @2157 Hours

On 07.26.2018 an investigation into an impaired driving resulted in a Frederica man being charged.  On 07.26.2018 at approximately 9:57 pm, an officer on patrol in the area of Airport Road and Bowman Road, observed a vehicle travelling partially in the travel lane of oncoming traffic.  A subsequent stop of the vehicle and further investigation led to Loren T. Johnson, 62 of Frederica being taken into custody for suspicion of operating the vehicle while impaired.  Further investigation determined Mr. Johnson had three prior convictions for driving under the influence.  As a result of this investigation a warrant was obtained.  Mr. Johnson has been charged with 4th Offense Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Drive in Proper Lane and Direction, and Failure to Have License in Possession.  Mr. Johnson was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $8600.00 unsecured.  Mr. Johnson is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 08.03.2018 for a Preliminary Hearing.

Johnson

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Milford Man Charged With Harassment

Released by Pfc. Mikhail Stanton on 07/26/2018

Incident# 51-18-7684

On 07/11/2018 Milford Police received a complaint of harassment from a victim alleging that their landlord, David Kenton, 71 of Milford had been harassing them. The victim told Milford Police that for months they received multiple text messages from Mr. Kenton asking them to go out with him on a date. The victim stated each time they refused Mr. Kenton threatened to evict them, and would put a note of eviction on their door. After further investigation of the matter, Milford Police found probable cause to request an arrest warrant, and obtained one from the Justice of the Peace Court 2.

On 07/26/2018 David Kenton turned himself into the Milford Police Department without incident. He was charged with Harassment, and presented at the Justice of the Peace Court 2 where his bail was set at $500.00 unsecured. He was also given a no contact order with the victim. He is scheduled to appear at the Sussex Court of Common Pleas on 08/27/2018.

kenton

 

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Drug Investigation Results In Two Being Charged

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 07.25.2018    Incident #51.18.8235 @1100 Hours

On 07.24.2018 the Milford Police Department’s Drug Unit completed a one month investigation with the arrest of two men.  On 07.24.2018 surveillance located a vehicle in the 200 block of North Street in which a search warrant was on file as part of the investigation.  Officers made contact with the vehicle and a subsequent search resulted in heroin, crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and United States Currency being seized.  Richard H. White, 30 of Greenwood, and Ernest E. Johnson, 34 of Magnolia, were both taken into custody and charged as part of this incident.  Mr. White has been charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Tier 1 Quantity, and  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Mr. White was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $10,000.00 secured.  Mr. Johnson was charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance.  Mr. Johnson was also presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $5000.00 secured.  The pair were both committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 08.03.2018 for a Preliminary Hearing.

White                                                     Johnson

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Robbery Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Pair

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 07.20.2018  Incident #51.18.7088 @1445 Hours

Milford Police have arrested two men in connection with a June 2018 robbery.  On 06.29.2018 at approximately 2:45pm, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division received a report of an armed robbery that reportedly occurred on East Green Lane.  Investigation revealed one of the two suspects reportedly displayed a handgun and removed an undisclosed amount of United States Currency from the victim.  The suspects fled and patrol officers began a search for the vehicle.  An officer on patrol on North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113) located the vehicle in the area of Roosa Road.  After a subsequent traffic stop, Marquis T. Demby, 20 of Lincoln, was taken into custody without incident.  During the stop a semi-automatic handgun was seized.  As a result of the investigation a warrant was also obtained for Jordan Harris, 19 of Dover.  On 06.29.2018 Mr. Demby was charged with Robbery 1st Degree,  Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, and Conspiracy Second Degree.  Mr. Demby was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $1100.00 secured.  Mr. Demby was scheduled for a Preliminary Hearing on 07.05.2018 at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.  On 07.16.2018 Mr. Harris was taken into custody in Dover by the U.S. Marshals and turned over to Milford Police.  Mr. Harris has been charged with Robbery 1st Degree,  Reckless Endangering 1st Degree, Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, and Conspiracy Second Degree.  Mr. Harris was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $17,500.00 secured.  Mr. Harris was scheduled for a Preliminary Hearing on 07.19.2018 at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

Demby                                                   Harris

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Milford Police To Host 24th Annual “Milford’s Night Out” On August 7th

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 07.20.2018

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Once again the Milford Police Department’s Community Policing Unit is sponsoring the 24th annual “Milford’s Night Out” celebration in Milford on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018.  This years event will feature the “The Funsters” band, playing from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The event will be held at Bicentennial Park in Downtown Milford from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  There will be free food, drinks, and emergency vehicles on display.  Some of this years participants include Carlisle Fire Company, Ellendale VFC, Division Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement, WSFS Bank, One Main Financial, Delaware Crininal Justice Information System (DELJIS), Delaware Natural Resources Police, Sussex County EOC, and Sussex County EMS.

The purpose of this event is to heighten awareness of our services and crime prevention, but more importantly to continue to build a strong relationship with the Milford Community.

This years event will be made possible with the support of Grotto Pizza, Allen Harim, and Pepsi.

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