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Suspect Arrested in Residential Burglary 6-2-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-16881

Date/Time:   Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 10:02PM

Location:  White Oak Condos, 1001 White Oak Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Kenneth Watson (55) for a residential burgalry that occurred on Thursday night.  At approximately 10:02PM, Watson forced entry into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment by breaking a window after she refused to allow him inside.  Upon police arrival, Watson fled the area on foot but was taken into custody a short time later.  Watson was also wanted by Dover Police for separate shoplifting and theft charges.  Watson was committed to JTVCC in default of $11,800 on the following charges:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Resisting Arrest
-Criminal Mischief (2x)
-Theft Under $1500.00*
-Offensive Touching*
*Charges were from prior incident Watson was wanted for.


Kenneth Watson