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Troopers Say Man Threatened To Kill Ex-Wife Early Monday

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, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said 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 in Milton, for a domestic-related incident. Further investigation revealed that Brown had engaged in a verbal argument with his ex-wife when he obtained a rifle from the bedroom closet, according to Jaffe. Brown then threatened to kill the victim, added Jaffe. The 39-year-old victim was able to leave the residence unharmed.

Upon the Trooper’s 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, said Jaffe. He was transported back to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following:

Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Possession of a Firearm/Destructive Weapon If Previously Convicted of A Violent Felony
Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited Prior Violent Crime or Felony
Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
Tampering With Physical Evidence
Terroristic Threatening
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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