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Man Arrested For Burglary After Breaking Into Verizon Store 11-26-16

Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-39636

Date/Time:  Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 4:48AM

Location:   Verizon Wireless, 580 Bay Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 34-year-old Clifton Leight Jr. after breaking into a Verizon Wireless store at 580 Bay Road in Dover.  At approximately 4:48AM, police responded to the store where Leight had broken numerous windows and gained entry.  Once inside the store, Leight damaged the phone lines in an attempt to disable the alarm and then sprayed a fire extinguisher throughout the business.  It was later learned that Leight had attempted to break into Mike’s Underground Tattoo in the same shopping center, but was unsuccessful.  Leight was charged with Burglary 3rd degree, Criminal Mischief (2x), and Trespass 3rd degree.  Bond information and mugshot was not available at time of release.