Multiple Charges Filed After Milton Man Pointed Gun During Argument


Milton , DE – The Delaware State Police have charged 33 year-old Djuan Sheppard of Milton, DE with Aggravated Menacing and weapon charges after threatening a man with a gun.

The incident occurred on October 09, 2020, at approximately 2:18 p.m., when Troopers responded to the 28000 block of West Springside Drive, Milton, DE in reference to a 42 year-old male victim of Milton, who advised Sheppard pointed a gun at him during an argument and drove off on a moped. Troopers canvassed the area and located the suspect’s vehicle in front of a nearby residence. Troopers took Sheppard into custody without incident.

A subsequent search of Sheppard and his moped led to the discovery of a black handgun and approximately 3.07 grams of marijuana.

Sheppard was also wanted for felony weapon charges stemming from a similar incident involving the same victim on previous date.

Sheppard was transported back to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following:

  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony) – 4 counts
  • Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony) – 4 counts
  • Terroristic Threatening
  • Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Operation of an Unregistered Motor Vehicle
  • Fictitious Registration Card

Sheppard was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $277,300 cash bond.

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