Report leads to drug and fugitive arrests

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On February 16, 2017 at approximately 1740 hours, the Milford Police Department Patrol Division responded to a report of suspicious vehicles in the 500 Block of Marshall St. Units made contact with a Black Kia Optima occupied by Tanner King, 21 of Lincoln, DE and a Blue Nissan Versa occupied by Jacob Morgan, 22 of Milford DE. The Nissan Versa was also occupied by a David Mccormick, 22 of Milford, DE, and 2 females. Police state that further investigation revealed that Jacob Morgan first gave officers a fake name, but was later identified as Jacob Morgan, who was wanted out of the following courts: Kent County Superior Court, Kent County Family Court, and Sussex County Court of Common Pleas. According to police, investigation also revealed that Mccormick was wanted out of Kent County Court of Common Pleas and Justice of the Peace Court 7. Both Morgan and Mccormick were arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2. Morgan was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $11,000 USC cash bail and $341.00 USC secured bail. Morgan was given further court dates in the respective courts that had warrants for his arrest. Morgan was also issued a criminal summons for criminal impersonation and was given a court date at Justice of the Peace Court 6 for 02/28/2017. Mccormick was released on unsecured bail.

Police state that when officers made contact with Tanner King, they observed drug paraphernalia inside of his vehicle, black Kia Optima. Further investigation showed that King had approximately 41.4 grams of suspected marijuana concealed on his person as well as other drug paraphernalia located inside of his vehicle. King was issued a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia-Marijuana Related and was given a court date in Justice of the Peace Court 6 for February 28, 2017.

 


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