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Burglary at C.F. Schwartz Auto Dealer, Vehicle Stolen 5-15-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-14504

Date/Time:  Between 9:00PM on May 13, 2019 and 8:00AM on May 14, 2019

Location: C.F. Schwartz Auto Dealership, 1536 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the C.F. Schwartz Auto Dealership.  Sometime between 9:00PM on Monday, May 13th and 8:00AM on Tuesday, May 14th, an unknown suspect(s) had entered the dealership by breaking a glass door at the rear of the business.  Once inside, the suspect removed two dealer tags and the keys to an unregistered 2013 blue Chevrolet Equinox.  The suspect fled in the Equinox and it has not been located since the incident.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.