Incident With Handgun Results In Arrest


On 11.29.2018 Milford Police arrested Mike A. Chavez, 18 of Milford, after a warrant was obtained following an incident in which a handgun was allegedly displayed to two victims. On 11.29.2018 at approximately 4:08 pm a vehicle with two occupants was stopped at a traffic light in the area of South DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113) and Lakeview Avenue (SR 36). While at the traffic light a vehicle pulled up next to the victims and displayed a handgun in what was believed to be an attempt to intimidate the pair. After that the suspect vehicle followed the victim’s vehicle before eventually disappearing. Mr. Chavez was identified as the individual displaying the handgun and he was later taken into custody at a residence on New Street. A subsequent search following the arrest also found Mr. Chavez to be in possession of Marijuana. Mr. Chavez has been charged with two counts of Aggravated Menacing and Possession of Marijuana. Mr. Chavez was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $2000.00 unsecured. Mr. Chavez is scheduled to appear at the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas on 12.06.2018 for a Preliminary Hearing.

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