Unlawful Sexual Contact Investigation


Unlawful Sexual Contact Investigation Results In Multiple Charges For Georgetown Man
by MilfordPoliceDE
Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 06.05.2018 Incident #51.18.2747

Location of Incident: Parking Lot In The 900 Block of North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113)

On 06.01.2018, Milford Police arrested a Georgetown man after warrants were obtained following an investigation into an unlawful sexual contact that occurred on a DART Para Transit Bus. On 03.12.2018, detectives began the investigation after learning of a possible unlawful sexual contact that occurred in February on a DART Para Transit Bus. As a result of the investigation a warrant was obtained for Joseph D. Spruill, 57 of Georgetown. While the bus was in a parking lot near a stop in the 900 block of North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113) it’s been alleged Mr. Spruill, who was the operator of the bus, forced one of the two victims to touch him inappropriately. It’s also been alleged he attempted to force a second victim to touch him, but that victim was able to pull away. Investigation also revealed Mr. Spruill reportedly made comments that the victims found offensive. On 06.01.2018 Mr. Spruill turned himself in to police. Mr. Spruill has been charged with two counts of Unlawful Sexual Contact Third Degree and two counts of Harassment. Mr. Spruill was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $4000.00 unsecured. Mr. Spruill is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas in August for an arraignment.

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