Weekly Shoplifting Arrests 8/28-9/4

The Dover Police Department responded to a total of 16 shoplifting complaints between Noon on Thursday, August 28th and Noon on Thursday, September September 4th.  This week saw a decrease of 10 complaints compared to the same time period in last weeks post.  Of the 16 shoplifting complaints, 8 resulted in arrests of the suspects involved, 3 businesses declined prosecution, 2 of them are still under investigation without identified suspects, and no crime was confirmed in the other 3 cases.  There were no juvenile arrests for shoplifting in this time period.

Currently Wanted Suspects:
As shown in the image, two of the suspects pictured are currently wanted.  The first, Alexis Overstreet(23), is wanted for Theft by False Pretense.  Overstreet shoplifted $79.98 worth of merchandise from Boscov’s and returned to the store and fraudulently returned the items, getting the cash value for them.  As of this release, Overstreet has not been arrested.

The second wanted suspect is Michael Foskey (21).  Foskey attempted to steal an XBOX One Controller valued at $59.99 from SEARS in the Dover Mall.  When loss prevention employees attempted to apprehend Foskey, he fled from them.  Loss prevention employees grabbed at Foskey’s backpack and Foskey let it go, continuing to flee the area.  Arriving Dover Police Officers checked the backpack and found the game controller as well as personal mail from a state agency.  When officers ran Foskey’s name, they were able to positively identify him as the suspect based on witness accounts and video surveillance compared to his photos on file from previous arrests.  Foskey also has six capias’ for his arrest along with an additional shoplifting warrant from Milford, DE Police Department.

Shoplifting arrests from 8/28/14-9/4/14

Shoplifting arrests from 8/28/14-9/4/14

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

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