On May 26, 2017 at 1:06 p.m., the Milford Police Department Patrol Division was dispatched to a burglary in progress in the 400 block of Pierce St. Milford. It was reported that a witness had observed and then recorded a subject breaking into a residence through a window after pulling the screen off.
Patrol Officers responded to the scene and gave multiple commands for the suspect to exit the residence, but the suspect allegedly refused to exit the residence. Patrol Officers made entry into the residence and located the suspect, identified as Henry Nutter, 48 of Milford, in one of the rooms of the residence. Nutter was taken into custody without incident.
Contact was made with the owner of the residence who advised that Nutter was not allowed inside of their residence. It was also learned that Nutter allegedly bent several window screens of the residence causing damage to the property.
Nutter was charged with Burglary 2nd Degree Dwelling, Criminal Mischief Under $1000 Damage Property, and Resisting Arrest. He was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $7500.00 USC secured bail. He was also given a no contact order with the victim and Pierce St. Milford. Nutter was order to appear in Kent County Court of Common Pleas at a later date for a preliminary hearing.
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