The Smyrna man, Cortez A. Hamilton Sr., was located in connection with an Amber Alert sent out yesterday. Cortez A. Hamilton Sr. was apprehended in Indiana on fugitive charges and is currently being held awaiting his extradition hearing back to Delaware.
Upon returning back to Delaware, Cortez A. Hamilton Sr. will be charged with Assault Second and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The two children, Colette Hamilton 4 year old, and Cortez Hamilton Jr. 2 month old are safe and in the care of Indiana’s Division of Family Services. Troopers continue to search for the whereabouts of Keisha S. Hamilton as the Gold Alert remains in effect.
State Police investigators from Indiana and Delaware are working in conjunction to investigate the incident. At this time no other information is available as both agencies continue their investigation.
No photo of Cortez A. Hamilton Sr. is available at this time.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Sergeant David L. Weaver at Troop 3 at 302-741-2728 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at:http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."