Assault Investigation Leads To Arrest



On September 13, 2017 Milford Police arrested a 30 year old Milford man following an investigation into an assault that reportedly occurred on 09.12.2017 at a residence in the 600 block of Northwest Front Street (SR 14). The investigation revealed on 09.12.2017 at approximately 10:00 pm, Joel Weche, 30 of Milford, reportedly assaulted the victim following a verbal exchange. During this Mr. Weche also reportedly kept the victim from leaving the area, nor did he allow her to contact anyone for help. On 09.13.2017 Mr. Weche was taken into custody and he has been charged with Strangulation, Unlawful Imprisonment First Degree, Assault Third Degree, and Terroristic Threatening. Mr. Weche was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $9000.00 secured. Mr. Weche has been committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution. Mr. Weche is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 09.22.2017 for a preliminary hearing.


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