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Suspect Arrested in Burglary at Puffster Shop After Owner Gives Chase 3-23-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-9368

Date/Time:  Monday, March 23rd, 2020 at approximately 1:22AM

Location:  Puffster, 115 West Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested Jeffrey Hayman (38) on Monday morning for a burglary at the Puffster shop on West Loockerman Street.  At approximately 1:22AM, officers received a call that Hayman had broken the front window to the business with a brick and had fled with items.  Officers were also advised that the owner was chasing the suspect on foot.  Arriving officers located Hayman and took him into custody, also recovering the stolen merchandise.  

Hayman was released on a $3,000 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 3rd Degree
-Theft Under $1,500
-Criminal Mischief over $1,500

Jeffrey Hayman
Millsboro, DE