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Suspect Arrested in Enterprise Burglary, Others Sought 10-7-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-31896

Date/Time:  Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 9:49PM

Location:  Enterprise Car Rental, 635 S. Bay Road, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested one suspect as it continues to investigate a burglary that occurred at Enterprise Car Rental on Saturday night.  At approximately 9:49PM, officers responded to the business for a burglary alarm and found that a suspect used a rock to break a front door and entered the business, removing several sets of vehicle keys from the business.  The keys the suspects took did not belong to any vehicles that were on the property at the time.

The images above are from the initial burglary incident at Enterprise.

Later in the evening, a group of subjects were observed near the building.  Officers attempted to contact the subjects and they all fled on foot.  Each subject was detained, but only one suspect (Darius Payne) could be linked to the burglary.

As a result, Payne (20), was released on $12,100 secured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 3rd Degree
-Theft Under $1,500
-Criminal Mischief
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Resisting Arrest 

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.