Police: Newark-Area Attempted Armed Burglary Ends In Felony Charges For Pair

New Castle County Police have charged two in Newark-area burglary, officials said Friday.

Authorities said on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 01:39 AM officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Garrett Road, in Todd Estates, in reference to a burglary in progress. A 30-year-old female victim reported that an unknown white male suspect was armed with a firearm and was attempting to break into her residence by shattering a window. The victim explained that there was a second suspect described as an unknown white female standing outside of her residence. The victim advised that both suspects arrived at the residence in a white BMW. The victim and a separate 77-year-old female victim inside the residence barricaded themselves inside a bedroom and called 911. Officers arrived on the scene within minutes however, the suspects had fled from the area in the white BMW.

Through investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspects as John Ryan Moore,39, of New Castle and Ashley Vogel,34 of Wilmington according to police.

Search warrants were authored by detectives for two homes and a white BMW. The search warrants were then executed by members of the New Castle County Division of Police Special Weapons and Tactics Team. Moore and Vogel were apprehended without incident and transported to New Castle County Police headquarters. Officials said a firearm was also recovered during the search warrant at Moore’s residence.

Moore was charged with one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, one count of felony attempted burglary first, one count of felony conspiracy in the second degree, and one count of misdemeanor criminal mischief. Moore was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $25,600.00 cash bail. Moore was committed to the Howard R Young Correctional Institution.

Vogel was charged with one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, one count of felony attempted burglary first, one count of felony conspiracy in the second degree, and one count of misdemeanor criminal mischief. Vogel was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $31,500.00 secured bail. Vogel was committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution.

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