On January 12, 2017 detectives from the Milford Police Department’s Criminal Division began a investigation into a Sexual Solicitation of a Child Under 18 years of age. As a results of this investigation warrants were obtained for Chad R. Dukes, 20 of Milford. Police state that the investigation revealed Mr. Dukes reportedly engaged in intercourse with a child under the age of 18 and used social media to communicate with the victim. Mr. Dukes has been charged with Sexual Solicitation of a Child Under 18 and two counts of Rape 4th degree. Mr. Dukes was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $40,000.00 secured, along with a no contact order with the victim. Mr. Dukes has been committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution. Mr. Dukes is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on January 19th for a Preliminary Hearing.
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