Troopers: Argument with ex-girlfriend turns physical, Millsboro man charged

MILTON – Delaware State Police on Thursday arrested a 22-year-old Millsboro man who authorities say entered his ex-girlfriend’s residence uninvited and an ensuing argument escalated into a physical altercation.

State police charged Andrew A. Long III with: Burglary Second Degree; three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Offensive Touching, according to state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe.

Andrew A. Long III

Investigation began June 13 at approximately 11:14 a.m. when troopers responded to a residence in the 25000 block of Walker Court, Milton for a 911 disconnect, said Cpl. Jaffe. 

Troopers were told by the female victim that her ex-boyfriend, Andrew A. Long III entered her residence without her permission.  Long refused to leave, an argument ensued and Long struck his ex-girlfriend while in the presence of their three children, according to state police investigation. 

Long left the residence in a vehicle prior to police arrival. 

The victim and her three children were not injured.

Troopers took Long into custody a short time later at a residence in the 26000 block of Mount Joy Road without incident.

Long was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $4,100 secured bond, Cpl. Jaffe said.

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