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Suspect Arrested After Breaking In Home on Pear Street 2-18-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4821

Date/Time:   Between 2/15/2019 at 6:30PM and 2/16/2019, at 9:06AM

 Location:   600 Block of Pear Street, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: The Dover Police Department arrested Thomas Jenkins (31) for a residential burglary after a homeowner found him inside their residence.  Between 6:30PM on Friday, February 15th and 9:06AM on Saturday, February 16th, Jenkins forced his way into the home by prying open a door.  Once inside, Jenkins consumed food items belonging to the victim.  When the victim returned home on Saturday morning, Jenkins fled the home on foot.  Responding officers took Jenkins into custody without incident near the Wesley College football field.  

Jenkins was released on an O.R. bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Theft Under $1500.00
-Criminal Mischief Under $1000

Thomas Jenkins
Age: 31
Dover, DE