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Dover Man Arrested for Stealing Motorcycle 1-21-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-2392

Date/Time:  Monday, January 20, 2020 at 12:51AM

Location:  Hampton Inn, 1568 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


On Monday, January 20th, at 12:51AM, officers reported to the Hampton Inn, located at 1568 N. DuPont Highway for a report of a stolen motorcycle.  A 19-year-old victim advised that he had his black Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle in the parking lot.  When he went to check on the motorcycle, he discovered it was missing.    

While investigating officers were on scene, City of Dover employees contacted the police department to advise that they had found a motorcycle hiding behind a sub-station on Rustic Lane, near the hotel where the motorcycle was stolen.  Officers responded and confirmed that the motorcycle belonged to the victim and returned it.

A short time later, the City of Dover employees called back to report that a male subject had contacted them and asked where “his motorcycle” was.  Officers responded and contacted the subject in the area of the Capital Inn and took him into custody after further investigation revealed that he had possessed the stolen motorcycle.

Fred Williamson (25), was committed to SCI on a $4,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Theft by False Pretense
-Theft of Motor Vehicle
-Criminal Impersonation

Fred Williamson
Dover, DE