Five Police Vehicles, Three Others Stolen From Milford Dealership

Yesterday morning, August 13, 2019, at around 7:40, the Milford Police Department was called to investigate a burglary at IG Burton Dealership located on N. Rehoboth Blvd in Milford.

Officials said the investigation revealed that eight new vehicles were stolen from the dealership. The vehicles included 5-2019 Police Model Dodge Chargers with no emergency equipment, 2- 2019 Dodge Durangos and a Dodge RAM 2500 Quad Cab. The investigation quickly developed suspect leads.

Those leads lead detectives to the Dover area. The Milford Police enlisted the assistance of Dover Police and the Delaware State Police as the investigation developed.

By 9:30 pm on August 13th, the Dover Police Department had recovered all eight vehicles which were hidden throughout Dover city and the surrounding area. All eight vehicles are currently secured in various police impounds.

Authorities said there are no public safety concerns as all vehicles were recovered by police.

Several juveniles and young adults were identified as suspects in this case. While all the vehicles have been recovered this is an open and active investigation, officials said.

First State Update is working to determine what agency placed the order for the police vehicles.

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