Arrest Made in 7-11 Robbery 6-28-17

Update:

Jarel Williams (25) of Dover was arrested for the June 25th robbery of the 7-11 in the Hamlet Shopping Center following a joint investigation by Dover and Delaware State Police.  Williams was taken into custody at his Alder Road residence without incident by the Dover Police Department.  After taking Williams into custody, a search warrant was conducted at his residence and detectives located some of the clothing he wore during the commission of the crimes, in particular, a white hooded sweatshirt that had the words; REHO-BOTH-BEACH printed on the front.  This sweatshirt was worn by Williams during one of the burglaries and in two of the robberies.  A search warrant was also conducted on a vehicle in which Williams was seen operating just prior to his arrest and during the search, a 12 gauge shotgun was recovered.  A computer inquiry revealed the shotgun has been reported stolen from a residence in Frederica on June 13, 2017.  Williams was identified as the suspect in the 7-11 robbery as well as numerous other robberies and burglaries in Delaware State Police jurisdiction (see link below).  Williams was committed to JTVCC in default of $467,750 cash bond on all charges.

Williams was charged with the following offenses in reference to the 7-11 robbery:
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony

Jarel Williams

Delaware State Police Press Release

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-20188

Date/Time:   Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 2:53AM

Location:  7-11, 1019 Walker Road, Dover, DE

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

Narrative:

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday morning at 7-11 in the Hamlet Shopping Center.  The incident occurred at 2:53AM, when a white male and black male suspect entered the business with a long barrel pump-action shotgun and removed Newport cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.  The black male suspect demanded the items while the white male acted as a lookout at the door.  Both suspects fled the area on foot after the incident.  The white male was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with a bandanna and white gloves.  The black male suspect was wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt with a bandanna and black gloves.

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

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