UPDATE: The Dover Police Department has charged Bernard Steininger (25), of Dover, in connection with the May 16th burglary and vehicle theft. Steininger was developed as a suspect and warrants were obtained for his arrest. Steininger turned himself in at the Dover Police Department on the evening of May 18th. Steininger was released on a $15,000 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Theft of a Motor Vehicle
-Theft Under $1,500
Incident Number: 50-21-13628
Date/Time: Sunday, May 16th, 2021 at 2:36 a.m.
Location: North Turnberry Drive, Dover, DE
Contact: Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us
On Sunday, May 16th, officers responded to the area of Kenton Road for a single vehicle crash involving a black Ford Explorer with Delaware Registration PC89263. A witness advised officers that the driver fled on foot on Kenton Road. Shortly after, officers were called to a residential burglary on North Turnberry Drive. In this incident, the suspect broke a rear glass door and stole the victim’s wallet, truck keys, and a vehicle. The stolen vehicle is a red 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 with Delaware Registration 78645. The truck has a bed cover, a marine corps front vanity plate, and two airplane decals on the rear driver side window.
The suspect seen fleeing the accident and at the burglary was described as a white male, wearing a white t-shirt.
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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.