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Two Arrested for Burglarizing Vacant Home 2-8-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-3764/3817

Date/Time:   See Narrative Below

Location:   300 Block of Blue Coat Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested two juveniles on burglary charges on Thursday morning.  Officers responded to a vacant home in the 300 Block of Blue Coat Street on February 6th, 2019 for a burglary that occurred at the home where the basement window was broken and approximately $4,000 in damage was done to the inside of the residence.  The builder replaced the window and went back on February 7th to check the residence when he saw Jason Cruz (16) and Jermaine Walker (16) inside the residence.  They fled the area and were contacted by Dover Police officers that were responding.  Both suspects fled on foot from the officers, but were quickly apprehended without further incident.

Both juvenile suspects were issued a $15,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Criminal Mischief