Troopers: $190,000 In Stolen Jewelry Pawned In New Castle, Two Charged

The Delaware State Police have arrested Juan Caride-Hernandez, 58, of Felton and Daisy Mae Perez, 22, of Wilmington, for their involvement in the pawning of stolen jewelry, that was taken during a burglary in Pennsylvania, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the investigation, which is being investigated by the Southern Chester County Regional Police Department, was able to determine that on three separate dates in October and November 2018 Perez pawned jewelry with an approximate value of $190,000.00, at the Cash-In Jewelry and Pawn, located at 1560 N. DuPont Highway in New Castle. Caride-Hernandez who is the proprietor of the business accepted the jewelry from Perez and after being advised by law enforcement that it was stolen, failed to follow proper procedure by retaining and surrendering the property, according to Austin. At this time the jewelry has not been recovered.

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, Perez was charged with Selling Stolen Property Greater than $1500.00. She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released after posting $5000.00 secured bail.

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Caride-Hernandez was charged with one count each of Receiving Stolen Property Greater than $1500.00, Tampering with Evidence and Hindering Prosecution. He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on $5000.00 unsecured bail.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective B. Harris at Troop 2 by calling 302-365-8410.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at


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