New York City, Milford Police Team Up To Arrest Ellendale Woman For Identity Theft



Milford – On February 9. 2017 Milford Police Detectives were notified by a Detective from the New City Police Department, 47th Precinct, who advised they were investigating the improper use of a victim’s Social Security number and their investigation determined the person using the number was employed in Milford, Delaware, according to Milford Police Spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten.

Ruth D. Mendez-Sazo
Ruth D. Mendez-Sazo

Masten said that police determined that Ruth D. Mendez-Sazo, 45 of Ellendale, was the individual reportedly using the Social Security number for employment purposes at the Milford business.

As a result of these findings a warrant was obtained for Ms. Mendez-Sazo, who was taken into custody at her place of employment on South Washington Street without incident on February 10. 2017, according to Masten.

Ms. Mendez-Sazo has been charged with Identity Theft and Forgery 2nd Degree. Ms. Mendez-Sazo was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $3000.00 unsecured. Ms. Mendez-Sazo is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas for a Preliminary Hearing on February 17. 2017.

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