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Troopers Seeking Maryland Man for Home Invasion– Townsend


Date Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Townsend – The Delaware State Police are attempting to locate 28 year old Daniel J. Ford of Warwick, MD, who is wanted on multiple felonies, to include weapon related offenses, stemming from a home invasion that occurred late Monday night.

On Monday, March 11, 2019 at approximately 11:09 p.m., Troopers responded to the 200 block of Sawmill Rd., Townsend in reference to a domestic related incident. The initial investigation determined that Ford arrived at the residence and became involved in a verbal altercation with a female acquaintance, outside the residence. He then encountered a male subject and pointed a handgun at him. A brief struggle ensued between Ford and the male victim over the weapon but Ford was able to retain possession of it.

Ford then made forcible entry into the residence in pursuit of the male. The male victim was able to flee the residence followed by Ford but there was no further interaction between the two. Once outside the residence, Ford punctured the tires of the male’s vehicle with a knife, before fleeing the scene in a red, unknown make and model vehicle.

None of the victim’s, to include two children that were in the residence at the time of the incident, sustained any injuries.

Ford is described as a white male, 5’4″ tall, weighing 155 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes. (NO PHOTOGRAPH AVAILABLE)

Warrants are currently on file charging Ford with the following;

  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  • Home Invasion
  • Aggravated Menacing
  • Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4 counts)
  • Criminal Mischief under $1000.00 (2 counts)

Anyone with information regarding Ford’s whereabouts are asked to contact Troop 9 by calling 302-378-5749 or by calling 911.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

Released:031219 1525

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