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Suspect Wanted in Northface Jacket Heist ID’d From Weekly Shoplifting Post, Police Seek Others Involved

Incident #: 50-14-28111  Date/Time:  October 17, 2014 at 2:31PM

Location: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dover Mall, 1365 North DuPont Highway

Dover Police have obtained warrants for Stephon Rivera (19) in connection with a shoplifting case where nearly $4,000 worth of Northface brand jackets were stolen.  According to store employees Rivera entered Dick’s Sporting Goods with an unknown suspect.  As the suspect’s roamed the store, the employee identified Rivera as being on the Dover Police Weekly Shoplifting Post for the week of October 9th-October 16th.  The employee had printed the post and checked to be certain it was Rivera.  When an employee offered to assist the suspects, Rivera quickly declined the offer and continued to roam the store with the other suspect.  A short time later, the suspects removed a total of 30 Northface brand jackets valued at $131.90 each for a total of $3957.00 and fled into a silver color Honda, then fleeing the parking lot.  Anyone with information about this incident or the whereabouts of Stephon Rivera is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 302-736-7111 or  call the Delaware Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-Tip-3333 or go online at www.tipsubmit.com.

Stephon Rivera Age: 19
Stephon Rivera
Age: 19
Shoplifting Arrests/Warrants October 9th-16th, 2014


Officer releasing this information:
Cpl. Mark Hoffman
Public Information Officer