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Delaware Probation and Parole Witness Burglary, Suspect Arrested 2-14-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4508

Date/Time:   Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 5:58PM

Location:   Unit Block of S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested a 19-year-old on burglary charges on Wednesday evening.  At approximately 5:58PM, Delaware Probation and Parole officers were working in the Unit Block of South Governors Avenue, when they observed a male subject throwing a bag from a broken second floor window.  Probation and Parole notified Dover PD who arrived on scene and took Adam Brown (19) into custody inside the residence.  It was determined that Brown had broken the second floor window and removed a Playstation game console, and an undisclosed amount of cash from the residence.  Brown was also wanted on two capias’ for Failure to Appear.  

Brown was released on OR bond on all new charges, but was given $500 secured bond on each capias.  Brown made bond and was released after being charged with the following:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Possession of Burglar Tools
-Theft $1500 or Greater
-Criminal Mischief

Adam Brown
Age: 19
Magnolia, DE