Police: Georgetown Burglary Suspect Issued No-Contact Order With Town

Georgetown – Georgetown Police have arrested a man for multiple thefts from vehicles, according to Public Information Officer Detective Joey Melvin.

Melvin said during the early morning hours of March 29, 2020, Georgetown Police responded to the area of Walter Street for a report of a theft from a vehicle.

Upon their arrival, officers learned that an unknown suspect entered the vehicle and removed cash. Several hours later, Georgetown Officers responded to the 400 block of Mary Street for reports of a theft in progress. Upon arriving, officers learned that an unknown male was witnessed entering two of the victim’s vehicles. Officers were provided a description of the suspect as well as the direction of travel.

Officers conducted a search and located the suspect hiding behind a residence near the scene and took him into custody without incident.

Anthony Ireland, 40, of Georgetown, was charged with:

Three counts Burglary 3rd Degree
One count Theft Under $1500

He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #3 and subsequently released. Ireland was issued a no-contact order with the Town of Georgetown.

Any residents who believe they may also be a victim are encouraged to contact the Georgetown Police Department at 302-856-6613.