A Selbyville woman faces several charges in connection with an incident at the Royal Farms store on Lighthouse Road during which she is accused of identifying herself as a police officer, disorderly conduct and shoplifting.
According to Delaware State Police, troopers responded to the store early June 8th in response to a reported argument and shoplifting incident.
Police said an investigation determined that 50-year-old Blake Leveton yelled and cursed at two male customers and held up a shiny metal object and said she was a police officer. Also, police said Leveton removed a pink bandana from a sales rack and walked out without paying for it.
Leveton was found at her home and taken into custody without incident. State Police said a probable cause search was conducted and two heroin baggies were located on her person.
State Police listed these charges:
- Criminal Impersonation of a Police Officer (Felony)
- Disorderly Conduct
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
Leveton was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released on a $7,300.00 unsecured bond.