The Milford Police Criminal Division is asking the public’s help locating Maurice R. Blackstone, 22yo, of Trenton, New Jersey. Blackstone is wanted for Assault 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited, Reckless Endangering 1st Degree and Criminal Mischief stemming from an incident that occurred at a residence in the 300 block of Truitt Ave just before midnight on 5/8/12.
Detectives discovered that Blackstone was visiting the 50yo victim at the victim’s residence. Blackstone brandished a handgun and demanding money from the victim. Blackstone obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fired a round at the victim, striking the victim in the neck. Blackstone later fled the residence on foot. The 50yo victim was transported to Milford Bayhealth Medical Center, was admitted for his injuries and is in stable condition.
Blackstone is described as a black male, 6’01, 140 to 170 lbs and last seen wearing a dark colored shirt, jeans and black sneakers. Blackstone is known to frequent the Wilmington, DE, Philadelphia, PA and Trenton, NJ areas. Blackstone is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Blackstone or information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Kathy Getek or Det. Dwight Young of the Milford Police Department at 302-422-8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com.