Gold Alert Issued For Missing Milford Man

Incident #:  51-18-12618                               Reported: November 7, 2018

Location: Milford, Delaware Area

Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 11/07/2018 at 1945 hours

The Milford Police Department are issuing a Gold Alert for a missing 79-year-old man.  John Garbutt was last seen on 11/06/2018 between the hours of 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the area of Wilbur St, Milford, Sussex County, DE, operating a 2004 Red Ford Ranger with Delaware registration. He was last seen wearing blue hooded jacket, blue light weight running pants, and gray suede slippers.  Garbutt is a white male, 5’7″-5’9″, approx. 170lbs, blue eyes, fair skin, and gray hair. Police have been unable to make contact with Mr. Garbutt to check on his welfare and there is a real concern for his safety and well-being.  If anyone has any information in reference to his whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Milford Police Department at 302-422-8081.  Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/

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Maryland Man Arrested On Bad Check Case

Incident #:  51-17-8554                               Reported:  August 11, 2017

Location: 200 Block of NE Front St.  Milford, Kent County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 11/05/2018 at 1041 hours

On 10/31/2018, Elmer Marroquin Recinos, 39 of Marydel, MD, was picked up by the Delaware State Police during a traffic stop for an active warrant out of Milford PD stemming from an August 2017 Investigation.

On 08/11/17, the Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to a business in the 200 block of NE Front St., Milford, Kent County, DE for a fraud investigation. Officers made contact with the business owner, who advised that Elmer Marroquin Recinos had come into the business on 07/22/2017 and cashed two checks valued over $1500.00 USC.  The owner advised that both checks were returned to the business for allegedly non-sufficient funds.  The owner advised that he sent a certified letter to Mr. Marroquin Recinos, but Marroquin Recinos allegedly failed to make good on the checks.  Due to this, officers obtained an arrest warrant for Marroquin Recinos.

On 10/31/2018, Marroquin Recinos was charged with Issuing A Bad Check Equal Or Over $1500- Insufficient Funds Or Credit. Marroquin Recinos had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 7 and was released on $500.00 USC unsecured bail.  He was ordered to appear in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date for a preliminary hearing.

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Milford Police Request Public’s Assistance With Identifying Burglary Suspect

Incident #:  51-18-12432                                       Reported:  November 2, 2018

Location:  100 Block of SE Second St., Milford, Sussex County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 11/07/2018 at 1040 hours

The Milford Police Department is currently investigating a burglary that occurred during the overnight hours between 11/01/2018 and 11/02/2018 at a business in the 100 block of SE Second St.  The below pictured suspect forced entry into the business and removed an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency.

Milford Police urge anyone with information about this matter or the identity of the suspect to contact Ptlm Breckner at 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 Request Public’s Assistance With Identifying Theft Suspect

Incident #:  51-18-12574                                       Reported:  November 6, 2018

Location:  Lighthouse Estates Development, Milford, Kent County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 11/07/2018 at 1040 hours

The Milford Police Department is currently investigating a theft from a motor vehicle case that occurred at a residence within the Lighthouse Estates Development off of Carpenter Pit Rd. Milford.  The theft occurred when the below pictured suspect entered a vehicle during the overnight hours between 11/05/2018 and 11/06/2018.

Milford Police urge anyone with information about this matter to contact Ptlm Karpin at 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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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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Milford Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Incident #:  51-18-10937                               Reported: September 25, 2018

Location:  Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex, Linstone Lane, Milford, Kent County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 11/05/2018 at 1647 hours

On 10/31/2018, Theoddis Johnson, 21 of Milford, DE, was taken into custody at a residence in the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex by the US Marshal First State Fugitive Task Force. Johnson was wanted out of Milford PD reference to an arrest warrant that was obtained for him after he disappeared from the parking lot of Silver Lake Estates Apartment Complex as the Milford Police Department Drug Unit executed a search warrant on his vehicle.  The search warrant stemmed from a one month investigation into the sale of illicit drugs.

The search warrant was obtained and executed on 09/25/2018. Prior to detectives executing the search warrant, they had observed Johnson standing around the vehicle with the driver’s side door open and other unknown subjects standing around with him in the parking lot of Silver Lake Estates.  When detectives responded into the parking lot to execute the search warrant, they located the other subjects but learned that Johnson had walked away from the vehicle prior to police arrival.

The search warrant was executed on the vehicle, which the keys were still inside of and located heroin and other drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Johnson reference to the results of the search warrant.

Johnson was charged with Possession With Intent To Deliver A Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Johnson had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $3500.00 USC unsecured bail.  Johnson was ordered to appear in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a preliminary hearing at a later date.

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MPD Looking Into Reports Of Fraud

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 11.05.2018    Incident #’s: 51.18.7654 & 12461

Milford Police are looking into two fraud cases at businesses in the 900 block of North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113).  In both cases a male suspect contacted the business and claimed to be a representative from corporate headquarters looking into an internal theft.  The male suspect then attempted to convince the employees in both cases to perform actions that would remove money from the business.  We are asking for anyone who may have had suspicious contact similar to this or has any information about this crime to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips cans also be submitted online MilfordPoliceDE.org/Tips.

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US Marshals Locate Fugitive Wanted Out Of Milford PD

Incident #:  51-18-11762                                               Reported:  October 15, 2018 at 5:05 p.m.

Location:  Lakeview Ave and W Clarke Ave, Milford, Sussex County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 10/31/2018 at 1215 hours

On 10/30/2018, Fred Jarman, 35 of Milford, DE, was located by the US Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force walking northbound on Bay Rd in the area of Tub Mill Pond Rd., Milford, Kent County, DE.  Jarman was wanted out of Kent County Superior Court for a Violation of Probation capias, Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a failure to pay capias, and had an active warrant out of Milford PD stemming from an incident on 10/15/2018.  The US Marshals Task Force turned Jarman over to Milford PD for processing.

On 10/15/2018 at approximately 5:05 p.m., Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to the area of Lakeview Ave and W Clarke reference to a verbal altercation.  When officers made contact with the subjects, Jarman provided officers with a false name and then fled the scene on foot after officers had informed him several times that he was not free to leave.  The other party involved in the incident provided officers with Jarman’s information and officers obtained a warrant for Jarman reference to the incident.

On 10/30/2018, Jarman was charged with Resisting Arrest and Criminal Impersonation stemming from the 10/15/2018 incident.  Jarman had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 3 on the new charges and the capiases.  Jarman was committed to the Department of Corrections in default of $2000.00 USC secured bail reference to the new charges and $10,050.00 USC cash bail reference to the active capiases.  Jarman was ordered to appear in various courts in Kent and Sussex Counties at later dates reference to the new charges and capiases.

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Frederica Man Arrested For Assault

Incident #:  51-18-12323                                               Reported:  October 30, 2018 at 1:34 p.m.

Location: Milford Landing Shopping Center, N DuPont Blvd, Milford, Kent County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 10/31/2018 at 1215 hours

On 10/30/2018 at approximately 1:34 p.m., the Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to the parking lot of the Milford Landing Shopping Center in the area of China Wok (941 N DuPont Blvd), Milford, Kent County, DE for a physical altercation. Officers were advised that multiple witnesses observed the suspect striking the victim inside of a vehicle.  Officers responded to the scene and made contact with the suspect, identified as Colton Pennell, 20 of Frederica, DE, and the victim.  When officers made contact with the victim, they had visible injury to their face and lip.  The victim advised that they and Pennell were involved in a verbal altercation inside the vehicle when Pennell began to allegedly strike the victim in the head and face.  The victim declined medical treatment.  Pennell was taken into custody and transported back to Milford PD.

Pennell was charged with Assault 3rd Degree.  Officers also learned that Pennell had a active capias for a Violation of Probation (VOP) out of Sussex County Superior Court.  Pennell had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 7 reference to the VOP and Assault 3rd charge.  Pennell received a $500.00 USC unsecured bail on the Assault 3rd charge with a no contact order with the victim.  However Pennell was committed to the Department of Corrections in default of $5000.00 USC cash bail on the VOP.  Pennell was ordered to appear in Sussex County Superior Court and Kent County Family Court at a later date.

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Lincoln Woman Arrested For Assault

Incident #:  51-18-12165                                           Reported:  October 26, 2018 at 8:47 a.m.

Location:  200 Block of Bright Way, Brightway Commons, Milford, Kent County, DE

Released By:  Det. Timothy Maloney on 10/30/2018 at 1242 hours

On 10/26/2018 at approximately 0847 hours, Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to a physical altercation in the 200 Block of Bright Way, Brightway Commons, Milford, Kent County, DE. Officers responded to the scene and made contact with both the suspect and the victim.  Officers learned that the suspect had been residing with the victim for a brief time and was moving out from the apartment.  Officers learned that the victim was on the phone with a family member of the suspect, when the suspect became angry and allegedly slapped the phone out of the victim’s hand causing damage to the phone.  The victim then walked away from the suspect and in the process the suspect allegedly threw the victim’s phone at the back of the victim’s head striking the victim in the back of the head.  The victim then made contact with a witness in the area and used the witness’ phone to contact the police.  While the victim was on the phone with the police, the suspect charged the victim and allegedly punched the victim in the nose causing a minor injury.  The victim did not require medical treatment from the assault.  Officers took the suspect identified as Keishae Burton, 21 of Lincoln, DE, into custody.  During a search incident to arrest, Officers located a glass pipe and digital scale in Burton’s possession.

Burton was charged with Assault 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief Under $1000 (Damage Property) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Marijuana Related (Civil Violation).  Burton had a presentment through the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to the Department of Correction in default of $1251.00 USC secured bail.  A no contact order was also placed between Burton and the victim.  Burton was ordered to appear in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date.

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