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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Milton- The Delaware State Police arrested 36-year-old TERRON L. BROWN for aggravated menacing and related charges after he threatened his ex-wife with a rifle.
The incident occurred on July 13, 2020, at approximately 12:19 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 28000 block of Fisher Road, Milton, for a domestic related incident. Further investigation revealed that Brown had engaged in a verbal argument with his ex-wife when he proceeded to obtain a rifle from the bedroom closet. Brown then threatened to kill the victim. The 39-year-old victim was able to leave the residence unharmed.
Upon the Troopers arrival, Brown was located outside the residence walking in the wooded area and taken into custody without incident. A search of the residence led to the discovery of multiple rounds of ammunition, however the rifle was not located. A computer inquiry revealed that Brown is a person prohibited from possessing a firearm. Brown was transported back to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following:
Brown was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $34000.00 cash only bond.
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