Farmington man arrested after crashing stolen vehicle in Milford

Levi Collins (Delaware State Police)

A Farmington man is behind bars today after crashing a stolen vehicle in Milford on Wednesday.


Delaware State Police arrested 28-year-old Levi Collins after sideswiping a 2011 Hyundai Sonata into another vehicle driven by a 23-year-old Hartly woman. Reponding officers say the suspect gave a fictitious name and could provide no documentation. An investigations discovered the vehicle was stolen out of Miami, Florida.


Police placed Collins into custody and taken to Troop 3, where a computer search showed he was wanted for stealing a van from Trinity Wesleyan Church in Dover back in December.


Collins was lodged in SCI on two cash bonds totaling over $5,000 and faces a sleuth of felony charges. Collins was uninjured in the crash, while the victim was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.


Collins faces the following charges:

Receiving Stolen Property (Felony)
Criminal Impersonation
Driving While Suspended
Failure to have Required Insurance
Fictitious Number Plate
Failure to Surrender Cancelled Registration Card
Failure to Travel Within Single Lane
Fail to Drive at Speeds Appropriate for Conditions

Collins was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and issued a $2,503.00 secured bond.

Charges related to the December warrant include:

Theft of a Motor Vehicle (Felony)
Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony)
Theft Under $1,500
Criminal Trespass Third Degree
Collins was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and issued a $3,001.00 secured bond.

He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on the two secured bonds.

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