On November 22, 2016 Milford Police Charged Paula Y. Griffin, 36 of Milton, following an investigation into a pair of incidents. The first of the two incidents investigated by officers occurred on October 12th, when Ms. Griffin reportedly used a vehicle without the owners consent and failed to return it to the owner. The second of the two incidents occurred on November 7th, when Ms. Griffin reportedly attempted to cash a pair of checks at M&T Bank in Milford. M&T Bank staff became suspicious of the transaction and notified officers. Police state that further investigation into the matter determined the checks were missing from a home in Milton, in an incident that was being investigated by Milton Police. On November 22, 2016 Ms. Griffin taken into custody and charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, 2 counts of Forgery 2nd, Theft by False Pretense, Attempted Theft by False Pretense, and Receiving Stolen Property. Ms. Griffin was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $3000.00 unsecured. Ms. Griffin is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 12.19.2016 for an arraignment on the Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle charge and in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 12.02.2016 for a Preliminary Hearing for the additional charges.
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