Troopers Arrest Lincoln Kidnapping Suspect


27-year-old Richard Stratton, Image Courtesy DSP

Delaware State Police say they have apprehended a 27-year-old Milford man on kidnapping and related charges.

On Monday, May 20 around 9:15 p.m., Troopers received information that 27-year-old Richard Stratton was en route to the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution at 660 Baylor Boulevard in New Castle. Stratton was located in his vehicle in the parking lot where he was take into custody without incident.

Stratton was transported to DSP Troop 4 where he was charged with First Degree Kidnapping, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, 4 counts of Aggravated Menacing, Second Degree Conspiracy and Breach of Release.

Stratton was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on 471,000 dollars cash only bond.