Police Update Kiamesi Gardens Burglaries, Identify Suspect

Yesterday, Oct 22, officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Stanton Road in the community of Kiamensi Gardens for a burglary in progress.

The homeowner was checking the surveillance cameras and observed a white male with a beard kick in the side door and enter the residence.

As the officers were en route to the residence, Cpl Steve Donahue and his dog Echo spotted a subject matching the description of the person in the video. CPL Donahue drove up to him and after a brief struggle, they were able to take him into custody.

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Detectives from the New Castle County Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and assumed the investigation. The detectives were able to identify the subject as 35-year-old Jason Geiser. After an extensive investigation, Geiser was found to be responsible for a total of 4 burglaries- two on Stanton Road, one on Kiamensi Road and one on Fenwick Ave., according to police.

Geiser was transported back to New Castle County Headquarters and charged with one count of misdemeanor Resisting Arrest, four counts of felony Burglary 2nd, two counts of felony Theft, one count of felony attempted Theft of a Firearm, one count of felony Selling Stolen Property, four counts of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief, two counts of misdemeanor Theft and one count of attempted misdemeanor theft.

He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $5000 secured bail.

Breaking Report

New Castle County Police converged on the Kiamesi Gardens neighborhood in Stanton on Tuesday afternoon.

At around 2:30 residents in the area began contacting First State Update to see if we knew why so many police officers and the Mill Creek Ambulance were in the neighborhood.

County police have not released details surrounding the response, however, neighbors said that police were there due to a series of break-ins (Possibly five).

“They said that multiple break-ins were reported around the same time which prompted the response”, said one neighbor that wanted to remain anonymous.

They were patrolling the area looking for the suspect when they saw him. He had just kicked in an elderly woman’s back door, the neighbor said.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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