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Delaware State Police Arrests Two Subjects for Robbery

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Delaware State Police have arrested Francisco Martinez, 19 of Millsboro, DE, and Kyle Kilgo, 19, of Rehoboth Beach, DE, for robbery and related charges following an incident that occurred last night.

On October 15, 2022, at approximately 10:34 p.m., troopers responded to Wawa, located at 31055 Veterans Way, Rehoboth Beach for a report of a robbery. Investigation determined a 39-year-old male victim was exiting the Wawa parking lot on his scooter when he was stopped by two subjects. One of the two suspects grabbed the victim by his jacket and threatened to kill him if he did not give him his wallet, scooter, and other personal belongings. The same suspect began to physically assault the victim and displayed a knife towards him.

At the time, the second suspect displayed a handgun towards the victim. The victim complied and gave up his personal belongings and sat on the ground as instructed. The first suspect attempted to flee the scene on the stolen scooter but was unable to operate it. Both suspects then fled the scene on foot.

Troopers responded to the area and located the suspects. After a foot pursuit, with the assistance of the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit, troopers apprehended both suspects, identified as Francisco Martinez and Kyle Kilgo.

Martinez and Kilgo were transported to Troop 7 where they were each charged with the following crimes:

Francisco Martinez

Martinez

  • Robbery Second Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony)
  • Terroristic Threatening
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Offensive Touching

Martinez was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $41,000 cash bond.

Kyle Kilgo

Kilgo

  • Robbery Second Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony)
  • Terroristic Threatening
  • Resisting Arrest

Kilgo was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court # 3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $47,500 cash bond.

 

Source: Delaware State Police Newsroom

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