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Two Residential Burglaries in Acorn Farms Neighborhood 4-7-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-10538/549

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 6th, 2017 between 8:00AM and 6:35PM

Location: 100 Block of Linden Court/100 Block Teak Court, Dover, DE (Acorn Farms)

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating two residential burglaries that occurred in the Acorn Farms neighborhood on Thursday, April 6th.  The incidents occurred at a home in the 100 Block of Linden Court and a home in the 100 Block of Teak Court between 8:00AM and 6:35PM.  In both incidents, the suspect(s) gained entry to the homes by forcing open rear doors to the vacant homes.  The suspect stole jewelry, video games, and a laptop computer from the home on Teak Court and jewelry from the Linden Court home before fleeing.

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