On 01/27/2018 at approximately 12:06 p.m., The Milford Police Department Patrol Division stopped a Blue Nissan Sentra in the area of S Marshall St and SE 4th St for a traffic violation. As Officers initiated a traffic stop, the passenger of the vehicle fled on foot. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Kori Leager, 19 of Harrington, DE. A wanted check of Leager revealed that she had an active warrant out of Harrington PD. A search incident to arrest of Leager revealed that she was in possession of drug paraphernalia. During a search of Leager’s person at Milford PD, it was discovered that she was in possession of crack cocaine. Investigation also revealed that the passenger in the vehicle was an Evelio Alvarez, 23 of Ellendale, DE.
Leager was charged with Possess Consume A Controlled Or Counterfeit Substance With An Aggravating Factor. She had a presentment through Justice of the Peace Court 3 and was released on $500.00 unsecured bail. She was also issued a traffic citation for Failure to Have Required Insurance and Possession of Marijuana (Civil Violation). She was ordered to appear in the Justice of the Peace Court at a later date reference to this case.
Officers obtained a warrant for Evelio Alvarez in reference to this incident. Alvarez is also wanted on several capiases out of various courts. Milford Police urge anyone with information on the whereabouts of Alvarez to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/
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