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Burglary at Bay Tree Apartment Complex 8-11-2014

Incident #: 50-14-20843     Date/Time: Between 8/8/14 6:18PM – 8/9/14 11:30AM

Location:  218 Bay Tree Road, Dover, DE

The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary of a maintenance area belonging to Bay Tree Apartments.  Between Friday, August 8th at 6:18PM and Saturday, August 9th at 11:30AM, an unknown suspect(s) entered the apartment complex fitness center, possibly through an unsecured door.  Once inside, the suspect(s) attempted to gain entry into the maintenance shop by prying open a door, causing nearly $1,300 damage to the double steel door.  When prying the door failed, the suspect(s) removed the door from the hinges and stole a window air conditioning unit from the room and fled with same.

-Burglary 3rd Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Possession of Burglary Tools

Officer Releasing Information:  Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer