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Burglary at Kent Budget Motel, Suspect Arrested 7-11-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-23001

Date/Time:  Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at 9:45AM

Location:   Kent Budget Motel, 383 N. DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary at the Kent Budget Motel.  The incident occurred sometime before 9:45AM on Saturday when an Phillip Plummer (34) entered the rear of the business office by forcing entry through a back door.  Once inside, he took an undisclosed amount of cash from the office and fled.  Security footage helped in the identification of Plummer as a resident at the hotel.  Plummer was arrested without incident and released on $3,500 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 3rd Degree
-Theft Under $1,500
-Criminal Mischief

Phillip Plummer
Phillip Plummer