Man Charged With Multiple Glasgow Robberies, Burglaries On Tuesday

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Newark– The Delaware State Police arrested 23-year-old Dana Grayson of Wilmington in connection with multiple robberies and burglaries that occurred yesterday, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incidents began on September 08, 2020, at approximately 3:06 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the Shell Gas Station, located at 2410 Pulaski Hwy., Newark, for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was learned that a subject had entered the store and displayed a note demanding cash and implied he had a gun, said Hatchell. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled.

The second robbery occurred on September 08, 2020, at approximately 5:32 p.m, at the Snack and Tobacco Bizarre located at 2445 Pulaski Hwy., Newark. The suspect again displayed a note demanding cash and was observed with a gun in his waistband, according to Hatchell. The victim refused to comply and the suspect fled the store without any cash.

Hatchell said further investigation lead Troopers to the Glasgow Motel where they located the suspect identified as Dana Grayson, inside of a motel room wearing the same clothing as worn in the robberies. Grayson was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 2.

Investigative leads also connected Grayson to two other burglaries of nearby businesses in the early morning of September 08, 2020, add Hatchell.

Subsequently, Grayson was charged with the following:

Robbery 1st Degree (Felony) – 2 counts
Attempted Robbery 1st Degree (Felony)
Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony (Felony) – 3 counts
Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree – 2 Counts
Criminal Mischief – 2 Counts
Grayson was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $68,200.00 secured bond.

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