Fugitives Apprehended And Arrested For Drugs

Incident #:  51-19-14239 and 51-20-2167

Location:  Airport Rd. and Roosa Rd., Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 02/19/2020 at 10:14 a.m.

On 02/18/2020, The Milford Police Department Drug Unit with the assistance of the Patrol Division and the U.S. Marshals Service First State Fugitive Task Force apprehended Robert L Lewis, 39 of Milford DE, on a vehicle stop, who was wanted on a drug dealing warrant out of Milford PD.  During the traffic stop, an Amanda K Chen, 28 of Milford DE, was taken into custody on court capiases.  During a search of the vehicle and subjects, investigators located crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and U.S. Currency related to the sale of illicit drugs.

Lewis was charged with Manufactures, Delivers, Or Possesses With Intent To Manufacture, Deliver A Controlled Substance, Conspiracy 3rd Degree, Possess, Consume A Controlled or Counterfeit Substance Without A Prescription, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 where he was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $10,000 U.S.C. cash bail and $1,400 U.S.C. secured bail.  He was ordered to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date for a preliminary hearing.

Chen was charged with Conspiracy 3rd Degree; Criminal Impersonation; Possess, Consume A Controlled or Counterfeit Substance Without A Prescription and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  She had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 where she was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $2,800 U.S.C. cash bail and 900 U.S.C. secured bail on her court capiases.  She was released on $1400 unsecured bond on the new charges related to this case.  She was ordered to appear in various courts at a later date reference to her capiases and new charges.

Robert L Lewis                                                    Amanda K Chen

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Milford Man Apprehended On Drug Charges

Incident #’s:  51-20-471 and 51-20-1925

Location: 900 Block of SE 3rd St. Milford, Sussex County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 02/14/2020 at 9:43 a.m.

On 02/13/2020, the Milford Police Department Drug Unit with the assistance of the patrol division and the U.S. Marshal’s First State Fugitive Task Force apprehended Dylan C. Jones, 24 of Milford DE, for warrants out of the Milford Police Department.  The first warrant stemmed from a drug investigation and subsequent search warrant to Jones’ residence in the 900 Block of SE 3rd St. Milford on 02/12/2020.  The second warrant stemmed from a disorderly conduct incident that occurred in the Unit block of N Washington St.

Jones was charged with Manufacture/Deliver/Possession With Intent To Deliver Controlled Substance, Possession, Purchase, Own Or Control A Deadly Weapon By Person Prohibit Who Also Possesses Controlled Substance, Maintaining A Drug Property, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Disorderly Conduct.  Jones had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 where he was given a $11,200.00 USC secured bail and a $500.00 USC unsecured bail.  Jones did post bail for the $11,200.00 bond and was released from police custody.  He was ordered to appear in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas at a later date for a preliminary hearing.

Dylan Jones

 

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Chief Brown Invites Milford Community To Discuss Future Building Plans

The Milford Police Department has two community conversations scheduled to share plans and seek input from our citizens on our new police department headquarters.  The two meetings are scheduled to be held at 7:00 pm on February 25th and March 10th at the Carlisle Fire Company at 615 Northwest Front Street, Milford, DE.  The purpose for the community conversations are to share our plans with the citizens of Milford and seek their input on the exterior design.  We look forward to seeing everyone at these events and are excited to get valuable input from the community.

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Milford Man Arrested On Gun Charges

Incident #: 51-20-1356                                                Reported:  January 31, 2020 at 12:15 p.m.

Location:  900 Block of SE Front St., Milford, Sussex County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 02/07/2020 at 5 p.m.

On 01/31/2020 at approximately 12:15 p.m., The Milford Police Department Drug Unit with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force responded to the 900 block of SE Front St., Milford, Sussex County, DE to execute an active violation of probation warrant. Investigators and Task Force Members were attempting to locate Marc Johnson, 21 of Milford, DE, who was wanted on the above Sussex County Superior Court warrant.

Investigators and Task Force members located Johnson at the residence and took him into custody without incident. From there, The Milford Police Department Drug Unit executed a search warrant at the residence for stolen firearms based off intelligence information received by investigators.

A search of the residence yielded a loaded 22 caliber pistol. Johnson is a convicted felon and is unable to possess any firearms.

Johnson was charged with Possession, Purchase, Own, Or Control A Firearm By A Person Prohibited and Possession, Purchase, Own, Or Control Of A Firearm Or Ammunition By A Person Prohibited. Johnson had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $35,000 USC cash bail only.  Johnson was ordered to appear in various Sussex County Courts at a later date reference to this incident.

Marc Johnson

 

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Houston Man Charged With 5th Offense DUI

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 01.27.2020      Incident #51.20.1088 @0101 Hours

On 01.25.2020 Milford Police arrested a Houston, DE man following an investigation into an impaired driving.  On 01.25.2020 at approximately 1:01 am an officer on patrol in the area of Canterbury Road (SR 15) and Airport Road conducted a traffic stop on a Chevrolet S10 after observing a moving violation.  Further investigation during the stop led the officer to believe the operator was operating the Chevrolet while impaired.  Mark T. Stevenson, 57 of Houston, was taken into custody following the investigation.  Mr. Stevenson was also found to have four prior convictions for Driving Under the Influence during this investigation.  Mr. Stevenson was charged with 5th Offense Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Failed to Remain in a Single Lane.  Mr. Stevenson was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 and released.  Mr. Stevenson is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 01.31.2020 for a Preliminary Hearing.

Stevenson

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Traffic Stop Leads to Fugitive Arrests

Incident #:  51-20-752                                                   Reported: January 17, 2020 at 10:21 a.m.

Location: Causey Ave and S Church St., Milford, Sussex County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 01/21/2020 at 11:57 a.m.

On 01/17/2020 hours, the Milford Police Department Patrol Division was on routine patrol in the area of Causey Ave. and S Church St. when they observed a Red Hyundai Elantra.  A registration check on the vehicle showed that the vehicle was flagged for a warrant.  Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle at which time they made contact with the operator, Angela Boone, 46 of Lincoln, DE, and the passenger, Orlando Pettyjohn, 57 of Milford, DE.  It was learned that Boone had two active warrants and three court capiases for her arrest and Pettyjohn had a court capias for his arrest.  A search of the vehicle yielded drug paraphernalia belonging to Boone as well.  Boone and Pettyjohn were transported back to Milford PD for processing.

Once back at Milford PD, Boone was charged with Theft Under $1500: Where A Victim Is 62 Years Of Age Or Older, Unauthorized Use Of A Vehicle Without The Consent Of The Owner, and Unlawful Use Of Payment Card Under $1500 reference to a theft investigation out of Milford PD.  It was also verified that she had a pending warrant out of Milton PD on theft charges and court capiases out of Justice of the Peace Court 6, Kent County Court of Common Pleas, and Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.  Boone had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 in reference to all the warrants and capiases.  She was committed to the Department of Correction on $561.00 USC cash bail only.  She received 3650.00 USC in unsecured bail reference to come of the new charges and capiases.  She was ordered to appear in various courts at a later date.

It was also learned that Pettyjohn had an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of New York City, NY.  Officers typed an out of state fugitive warrant for Pettyjohn.  Pettyjohn had a presentment through Kent County Family Court for his active capias and was released on $27,000 USC unsecured bail with a future court date in the Kent County Family Court.  Pettyjohn also had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2, where he was committed to the Department of Correction pending extradition to NY.

Boone                                                                      Pettyjohn

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Milford Police Request Public’s Assistance With Identifying Theft Suspect

Incident #:  51-20-112                                           Reported: January 03, 2020 at 4:32 p.m.

Location: Walmart, 939 N DuPont Blvd., Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 01/21/2020 at 11:13 a.m.

The Milford Police Department is investigating a theft of mislaid property from Walmart located at 939 N DuPont Blvd., Milford, DE that occurred on 01/03/2020.  Store surveillance shows the below pictured subject as the suspect in the case.

Milford Police urge anyone with information on the identity of the below pictured suspect to contact PFC Malone at 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/

51-20-112- Malone

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges For Milton Man

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 01.15.2020   Incident #51.20.508 @1424 Hours

On 01.12.2020 Milford Police arrested a Milton man after an investigation during a traffic stop led to the seizure of pills and MDMA.   On 01.12.2020 an officer conducting traffic enforcement on Coastal Highway (SR 1) in the area of the Route 36 overpass observed a vehicle travelling in excess of the posted speed limit.  A subsequent traffic stop led to Dallas G. Taylor Jr., 46 of Milton, being contacted.  Further investigation during the stop led to pills and MDMA being seized.  The investigation also revealed Mr. Taylor’s driver’s license was suspended, as well as the vehicle having registration violations.  It was also learned that Mr. Taylor was wanted by Sussex County Family Court and the New Castle Court of Common Pleas.  Mr. Taylor has been charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Driving While Suspended, Failure to Transfer Title, and Unregistered Motor Vehicle.  Mr. Taylor was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #3, where bail was set at $600.00 unsecured.  Mr. Taylor was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on the outstanding warrants from the courts.  Mr. Taylor is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 02.10.2020 for an arraignment.

Taylor

 

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Three Charged Following Drug Investigation

Released On 01.07.2020 By Sgt. Robert Masten    Incident #51.20.129 @1021 Hours

On 01.04.2020 at approximately 10:21 am officers from the Milford Police Department arrested three men following a brief investigation into possible illegal drug activity.  On 01.04.2020 Milford Police were contacted about possible drug activity in the area of North Street.  An officer assigned to the Patrol Division contacted the vehicle in question and upon approach noticed an odor of marijuana.  Further investigation led to three men being taken into custody, as well as heroin, crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and marijuana being seized.  James D. Brown, 32 of Felton was charged with Possession With the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.  Mr. Brown was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where he was released on his own recognizance and scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a preliminary hearing on 01.17.2020.  The second person charged as part of this investigation was James A. Brown, 50 of Seaford.  Mr. Brown was found to have arrived in another vehicle and left a 5 year old child unattended in that vehicle as he exited and went to sit in the vehicle the officers initially contacted.  James A. Brown has been charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana.  James A. Brown was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 and released on his own recognizance.  James A. Brown is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 02.19.2020 for an arraignment.  The third person charged in this investigation was Jarrod T. Faison, 34 of Milford.  Mr. Faison was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Mr. Faison was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7 and released on his own recognizance.  Mr. Faison is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 02.19.2020 for an arraignment.

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Milford Police Investigating A Shots Fired Incident

Incident #:  51-19-14794                                        Reported:  December 16, 2019 at 6:22 p.m.

Location: 200 Block of North St. Milford, Kent County, DE 19963

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 12/18/2019 at 3:48 p.m.

The Milford Police Department is currently investigating a shots fired incident that occurred during the early evening hours of 12/16/2019.  Investigation has revealed that two black males approached the victim, who was seated inside of their vehicle, in the 200 Block of North St, when one of the suspects pulled out a silver revolver and pointed it at the victim.  The victim fled from the area in their vehicle.  As the victim was fleeing from the area, the suspect fired one round from the gun at the victim.  The incident caused the victim to wreck their vehicle down the road prior to NW 4th St.  The victim was not injured in this incident.

Detectives urge anyone who saw this incident or has information on the possible suspects to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/

200 Block of North St.

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