Dial 911 for Emergency

Burglary at Scotton’s Auto Service 9-5-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-29838

Date/Time:   Between September 1st-4th, 2018

Location:   Scotton’s Auto Service, 1362 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a commercial burglary that occurred at Scotton’s Auto Service.  The incident occurred sometime between September 1st and September 4th, 2018 when an unknown suspect made entry into the business by breaking a glass window to the business.  Once inside, the suspect stole a tool 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