Investigation Leads To Weapon Charge

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On July 4th, 2018 at approximately 11:10 pm, officers from the Milford Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to Memorial Park to check on several individuals in the park after hours. The investigation led to Kevin M. Carter, 26 of Harrington, being contacted. Mr. Carter initially provided officers with a false name. Further investigation learned his identity and the fact he was wanted by both Kent and Sussex County Superior Courts. A search also located a knife in Mr. Carter’s possession. The investigation revealed Mr. Carter was prohibited from possessing a weapon due to a prior conviction. Mr. Carter has been charged with Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited Prior Violent Crime Felony and Criminal Impersonation. Mr. Carter was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #3, where bail was set at $3500.00 secured. Mr. Carter was committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution. Mr. Carter is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on July 12th for a Preliminary Hearing.


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