Arrest Made in Towne Point Robbery and Burglary Incidents 6-18-14
Incident #: 50-14-15434 Date/Time: Monday, June 16, 2014 1830 hours
Location: Town Point Apartments, 820 Carvel Drive Dover, Delaware
Update: On Tuesday, June 17th, detectives from the Criminal Investigation Unit took Jermaine Scott (22) into custody for the Town Point Apartments robbery without incident. He was charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Home Invasion, and Terroristic Threatening and committed on $29,100 bond after being arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7.
On Monday June 16, 2014 at 1830 hours the unknown suspect followed the victim to his apartment. Suspect displayed an unknown type handgun and demanded money from the victim. Victim handed over an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect fled the area. Suspect is described as being a black male with a beard, heavyset, approximately 5’11” tall, Anyone with any information is asked to call 302-736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at www.tipsubmit.com.
Incident #: 50-14-14793 Date/Time: Between Monday, June 9, 2014 10:00 PM and Tuesday June 10, 2014 0430 Am
Location: 820 Carvel Dr “B Building” Dover, Delaware
Update: Jermaine Scott (22) was also charged in the June 9th burglary of an elderly victims apartment. Scott was charged with Burglary 2nd, theft under $1500.00 with victim over 62, and 5 counts of unlawful use of a credit card. Scott was committed on $29,100 bond.
Between the above dates and times and unknown suspect entered the victims apartment through an unsecured window. Once inside the residence the suspect removed the victims purse from her bedroom, and cut the phone cord. Suspect fled the residence into an unknown direction. Anyone with any information is asked to call 302-736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at www.tipsubmit.com.
Officer releasing this information
Lt. David E. Spicer