Robbery Investigation Leads to Arrest of Milford Man - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Robbery Investigation Leads to Arrest of Milford Man

Posted: 09/18/2017 14:44:00 -04:00 Updated:
A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name. A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.

MILFORD, Del.- A Milford man has been arrested in connection to a robbery, police said. 

Around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, a man was walking near Franklin and Marshall streets when he was approached by the suspect, later identified as Jorge L. Romero, who displayed a knife. Romero cut the man and attempted to take items from his pockets, but was unable to do so. He ran away when the man said he would call the cops, police said.

When police arrived, the man was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries. 

The victim told officers that he had seen Romero at Walmart earlier that night. Officers went to Walmart where they made contact with Romero. He was taken into custody without incident. A subsequent search determined he was in possession of drug paraphernalia and items that were stolen from Walmart, police said.

Romero was charged with shoplifting, criminal impersonation, possession of drug paraphernalia, attempted robbery first degree, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony and assault second degree.

He was presented at Justice of the Peace Court #3 in Georgetown, where bail was set at $69,500 secured. Romero was committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution. 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Weather Takes Toll on Corn Fields Across Delmarva

    Weather Takes a Toll on Corn Fields Across Delmarva

    Jun 20, 2018 9:49 AM2018-06-20 13:49:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:13:18 GMT
    Rotten corn on a Wicomico County farm due to extreme weather conditions. (Photo WBOC)Rotten corn on a Wicomico County farm due to extreme weather conditions. (Photo WBOC)
    Rotten corn on a Wicomico County farm due to extreme weather conditions. (Photo WBOC)Rotten corn on a Wicomico County farm due to extreme weather conditions. (Photo WBOC)
    Farmers are battling extreme weather patterns that are making it difficult to keep their corn alive. Either their fields are over saturated or under saturated - there is no in between.More
    Farmers are battling extreme weather patterns that are making it difficult to keep their corn alive. Either their fields are over saturated or under saturated - there is no in between. More
  • Ex-Delaware Teacher Gets 12 Years for Child Sex Crimes

    Ex-Delaware Teacher Gets 12 Years for Child Sex Crimes

    Jun 20, 2018 9:05 AM2018-06-20 13:05:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 13:05:07 GMT
    Joshua RutherfordJoshua Rutherford
    Joshua RutherfordJoshua Rutherford
    A former Delaware teacher accused of seeking sex with a child has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.More
    A former Delaware teacher accused of seeking sex with a child has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.           More
  • Eastern Shore Pipeline Faces Opposition and Support

    Eastern Shore Pipeline Faces Opposition and Support

    Jun 19, 2018 10:32 PM2018-06-20 02:32:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:10:28 GMT
    The Delmarva Pipeline Company went before Maryland lawmakers earlier this year to present its plans for a 190-mile natural gas pipeline to run from Cecil County down to Accomac, Virginia.More
    The Delmarva Pipeline Company went before Maryland lawmakers earlier this year to present its plans for a 190-mile natural gas pipeline to run from Cecil County down to Accomac, Virginia. More
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Two Arrested Following Seaford Prostitution Sting

    Two Arrested Following Seaford Prostitution Sting

    Jun 19, 2018 5:20 PM2018-06-19 21:20:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-06-20 11:46:44 GMT
    Two people were arrested following a prostitution sting in Seaford, Delaware, on Tuesday.More
    Two people were arrested following a prostitution sting in Seaford, Delaware, on Tuesday.More
  • Eastern Shore Pipeline Faces Opposition and Support

    Eastern Shore Pipeline Faces Opposition and Support

    Jun 19, 2018 10:32 PM2018-06-20 02:32:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:10:28 GMT
    The Delmarva Pipeline Company went before Maryland lawmakers earlier this year to present its plans for a 190-mile natural gas pipeline to run from Cecil County down to Accomac, Virginia.More
    The Delmarva Pipeline Company went before Maryland lawmakers earlier this year to present its plans for a 190-mile natural gas pipeline to run from Cecil County down to Accomac, Virginia. More
  • New Details on Firefly Death, Medical Response

    New Details on Firefly Death, Medical Response

    Jun 18, 2018 10:36 PM2018-06-19 02:36:00 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:44:52 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- The 20-year-old Philadelphia woman who was found unconscious at her Firefly campsite was in cardiac arrest before she passed away, according to local officials. Kent County's Director of Public Safety says Firefly attendee Caroline Friedman wMore
    The 20-year-old Philadelphia woman who was found unconscious at her Firefly campsite was in cardiac arrest before she passed away, according to local officials. Kent County's Director of Public Safety says Firefly attendee Caroline Friedman wMore
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices