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Burglary at DOT Discount Tobacco Store 5-12-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-12503

Date/Time:  Monday, May 11th, 2020 at 10:04PM

Location:  DOT Discount, 321 Independence Blvd., Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at the DOT Discount Tobacco store at 321 Independence Blvd.  Officers responded to the business at approximately 10:04PM for a burglary alarm.  It was determined that an unknown male suspect entered the business after breaking a glass window.  Once inside, they took several tobacco products before fleeing the area in an unknown direction.

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.