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Pawn Shop Burglary, Firearms Stolen 11-22-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-39225

Date/Time:  Monday, November 21st, 2016 between 10:15PM and 11:59PM

Location:   Capital Pawn, 324 Martin Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a late night burglary at a Dover pawn shop, where multiple items, including jewelry and numerous handguns and rifles were stolen.  The preliminary investigation has shown that the suspects cut a hole into the aluminum siding of the Capital Pawn Shop located at 324 Martin Street, to gain access to the business.  Once inside, they stole various jewelry items and several handguns and rifles.  The Dover Police Department is actively working with the Capital Pawn Shop and the ATF in this investigation and to determine the number and types of weapons stolen in this incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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 http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

Capital Pawn
324 Martin Street, Dover, DE
Photo Credit: Capital Pawn Facebook Page