Residential Burglary on Columbia Avenue 5-28-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-15698

Date/Time:  Friday, May 24th, 2019 between 3:00PM-5:30PM

Location: 200 Block of Columbia Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on Friday afternoon.  Between 3:00PM-5:30PM on May 24th, an unknown suspect forced entry into a home in the 200 Block of Columbia Avenue.  Once inside the suspect removed silver dining utensils and a pair of men’s sneakers 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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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