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Arrest Made in Dover Mall Burglaries 5-29-2019

Date/Time:  See Release

Location:  Journey’s, Piercing Pagoda, Victoria’s Secret stores inside of Dover Mall
1365 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department has arrested Otto McDonald in connection with multiple burglaries inside of the Dover Mall that occurred in May of 2019.  McDonald was a temp-worker performing labor at the Victoria’s Secret store and had access to the mall.  During this time, it is believed that McDonald stole multiple tools from multiple victims at the Victoria’s Secret store and pawned them at a local pawn shop.  It is also believed that McDonald committed the burglaries at Piercing Pagoda and Journey’s Shoe Store inside of the mall.

McDonald was released on an O.R. Bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 3rd Degree (4x)
-Theft $1500.00 or Greater (2x)
-Theft Under $1500.00 (3x)
-Theft by False Pretense (2x)
-Criminal Mischief (3x)

Otto McDonald (34) Dover, DE