Pawn Shop Burglary $10K Reward

Dover – The Dover Police Department is investigating a late night burglary at a Dover pawn shop, where multiple items, including jewelry and numerous handguns and rifles were stolen, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Capital Pawn Shop

Hoffman said that the preliminary investigation has shown that the suspects cut a hole into the aluminum siding of the Capital Pawn Shop located at 324 Martin Street, to gain access to the business.  Once inside, they stole various jewelry items and several handguns and rifles.  The Dover Police Department is actively working with the Capital Pawn Shop and the ATF in this investigation and to determine the number and types of weapons stolen in this incident.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, have announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of firearms from Capital Pawn Shop, a federal firearm licensee (FFL), located at 324 Martin Street, Dover, DE.  ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000, which will be matched by the NSSF for a total reward of up to $10,000.  This crime is being investigated by the City of Dover Police Department and the ATF. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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