Newark Police Blotter: Multiple Thefts, Seventeen Vehicles Damaged, ATVs On Main Street

Thefts From Motor Vehicles:

Between 5/7 at 6:30 pm and 5/8 at 3:00 am in the 800 block of Lehigh Road – The victim’s unsecured vehicle was entered between the listed times and various items of value were taken. Some stolen of the stolen items were recovered in the roadway near the residence.

Between 5/7 at 4:15 pm and 5/8 at 7:30 am in the 200 block of Beverly Road – Unknown suspect(s) entered two different locked vehicles by unknown means and went through the contents of the vehicles. Nothing was reported missing from either vehicle.

Note: Radio traffic from today, 5/16/2019 at around 11:45 pm, indicates that officers are currently on scene investigating multiple thefts from vehicles at a local hotel.

Criminal Mischief:

May 10th at 12:22 am in the 900 block of Ogletown Road – Four unknown suspects wearing hooded sweatshirts walking on the railroad tracks threw rocks at vehicles parked in the parking lot causing varying degrees of damage to seventeen different vehicles.

Traffic Offenses:

May 11th at 4:55 pm in the E Main Street area – The listed suspects rode off-highway vehicles in a reckless manner while in the E Main St / E Delaware Ave / E Cleveland Ave area of Newark.

The suspects (pictured below) are described as:
White male, average build and wearing a light blue t-shirt with an unknown white symbol on the back and a full white helmet
White male, heavier build and wearing a black t-shirt with an unknown symbol on the front, cut-off jean shorts with holes, a green helmet and a face mask
White male, average build and wearing a gray t-shirt, dark pants, red sneakers, a silver helmet, and a face mask

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspects is asked to contact Cpl. M. Gruszecki at (302) 366-7100 x. 3463 or mgruszecki@newark.de.us.

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