Troopers Seeking Commercial Burglary Suspects


Kent County-The Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify suspects involved in multiple commercial burglaries, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said Delaware State Police, Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU) are investigating a pattern of commercial burglaries impacting multiple jurisdictions. The incidents have occurred between August 2017 and February 2018. The suspects force entry to the front doors by using a rock to break the glass and gain entry into the businesses, said Jaffe.

Once inside, the suspects have removed the cash register, cash or cash drawer prior to fleeing the scene in a black Chevrolet Equinox with a model year ranging from 2005-2009, according to Jaffe. The suspects are described as males wearing dark hooded sweatshirts, dark colored pants, and gloves.

The photo of the man in the grey hoodie was taken at a local WAWA during business hours. Jaffe did not indicate how he is related to to this case or why Troopers want to talk to him.

Anyone with information in reference to the identity of the suspects is asked to please contact Troop 4 Property Crimes, Detective T. Powell at 302-752-3807. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

Image Credits: Delaware State Police

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