Milford man arrested on drug charges during vehicle burglary

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44-year-old Robert J. Cannon, of Milford, DE – Rehoboth Beach Police Dept.

A Milford man was arrested after police say he broke into a vehicle and was found with drugs in Rehoboth Beach.

According to the Rehoboth Beach Police Department, shortly after 7 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, officers were called to the area of Baltimore Avenue at the intersection of First Street where they made contact with a victim claiming a person, identified as 44-year-old Robert J. Cannon of Milford, was inside their vehicle.

During the investigation, officers were able to confirm that Cannon had been in the vehicle and that damage had been done to its interior. Once arrested, Cannon was found to be in possession of prescription medications that were not his and drug paraphernalia.

Cannon was charged with third degree burglary, two counts of possessing a controlled substance, one count of criminal mischief under $1,500, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $2,150 cash bond.