Milford Police Department
In the early morning hours of July 7, 2013 at approx. 0450 hrs. the Milford Police Department was called to the area of N. Church St. and N.W. Third st. In reference to a male subject doing damage to vehicles in the area. Officers made contact with the suspect who fled from officers. After a short foot pursuit he was arrested. Taevon Potts (18) of Lincoln was charged with 4 counts of Criminal Mischief under $1,000, 1 count of Theft under $1500, Disorderly Conduct, Conspiracy 3rd, Resisting arrest, and Underage consumption of alcohol. Potts was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institute on a secured bond, pending a future court date.
On July 2, 2013 the Milford Police Department responded to the 700 block of S. Dupont Hwy for a report of a physical domestic that resulted in injury of the victim. James Marker (45) of Townsend was charged with Assault 3rd, Criminal Mischief under $1,000 and Breach of release when he went to the above residence after being issued a no contact order with the victim. The Victim was treated and released from Milford Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Mr. Marker was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of a $15,500 cash only bond.
On July 3, 2013 the Milford Police Department responded to the 200 block of N. Washington St. for a disorderly complaint. At approx. 3:00 a.m. Ronald Eugene Colbert (52) of Milford was found banging on the door of a residence that he was asked to leave from. Mr. Colbert gave police a false name and was found to be wanted out of the state of New Jersey. Mr. Colbert was charged with Criminal Impersonation, being an out of state fugitive and he also had 2 capiases out of Justice of the Peace Court 7. Mr. Colbert was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute pending extradition to New Jersey.
On July 6, 2013 the Milford Police Department arrested Sawndale Auguste (18) of Bridgeville for an incident that occurred on July 5, 2013. On July 5, 2013 officers were dispatched to a theft complaint that occurred on the Unit block of McColley St. Investigation revealed that the victims Credit Card had been stolen and used at stores in the Milford area. Mr. Auguste was charged with Identity Theft, Conspiracy 2nd, Forgery 3rd, 2 counts of Unlawful use of a Credit Card and receiving Stolen Property. Mr. Auguste was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of a $1,900 secured bond.