Two Caught Breaking Into Cars

Bear – Early Monday, November 21, 2016, morning at about 4:00 a.m., D-Squad and B-Squad officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Wimbledon Court in reference to a theft in progress, according to New Castle County Public Information Officer JP Piser.

Shareff Hamilton

Shareff Hamilton

Piser said that the reporting person advised that they had caught two people breaking into his vehicle.  Upon arrival, police observed that the reporting person had detained Shareff Hamilton.  Police arrested Shareff Hamilton and further located the other person, later identified as Denzel Massengill, said Piser.

Denzel Massengill was arrested in the area in a vehicle without incident.  Police further located another vehicle on Wimbledon Court running with the keys in it.

Piser said that the officers determined that both the vehicle Denzel Massengill was operating and the vehicle left running were stolen.  Officers found evidence that Shareff Hamilton and Denzel Massengill had allegedly been in possession of the stolen vehicle left running and were in the area stealing from parked vehicles in the community of Forrest Glenn.

Shareff Hamilton was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree conspiracy, theft of a motor vehicle, two-counts of third-degree conspiracy, five counts of misdemeanor theft and one count of attempted misdemeanor theft.  He was arraigned and committed to Young Correctional Institution after failing to post $12,000 secured bail.

Denzel Massengill

Denzel Massengill

Denzel Massengill was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree conspiracy, two counts of theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of third-degree conspiracy, seven counts of misdemeanor theft, driving while suspended, malicious mischief by motor vehicle, reckless driving, failure to have insurance, failure to have registration in possession and improper backing.  He was arraigned and committed to Young Correctional Institution after failing to post $14,500 secured bail.

Image Credits: Delaware State Police

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