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Suspect Arrested in Multiple Burglaries

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Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 

Location: 400 block of N. Dupont Hwy

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


During the months of August, September, and October of 2021, detectives of the Dover Police Department investigated (10) burglary incidents all within close distance of each other along the Route 13 corridor . Detectives were able to identify Tyreek Holmes b/m DOB 08/17/1988 as a suspect in these incidents during the investigation and learned that Holmes was residing in an apartment in the vicinity where the burglaries took place. On October 5th, 2021,  officers with the Dover Police Department’s Drugs, Vice, and Organized Crime Unit observed Holmes outside of a vehicle involved in the most recent burglary and he was taken into custody without incident. Holmes was arrested for the following:

The following are a list of the burglary incidents:

08/08/2021 at Super 9 Liquors 348 N. DuPont Hwy.
08/10/2021 at Speedway Gas 31 N. DuPont Hwy. 
08/10/2021 at Armigers Auto Center 420 N. Dupont Hwy.
09/05/2021 at King Buffet 293 N. Dupont Hwy.
9/05/2021 at Friendly’s 318 N. Dupont Hwy.
09/10/2021 at CVS 11 N. Dupont Hwy.
09/23/2021 at Red Lobster 271 N. DuPont Hwy.
09/26/2021 at Friendly’s 318 N. Dupont Hwy.
09/30/2021 at McDonald’s 879 N. DuPont Hwy.
10/05/2021 at KFC 223 S. Dupont Hwy. 

Tyreek Holmes was committed to SCI on a $10,750 secured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 3rd Degree (10x)
-Criminal Mischief (10x)
-Theft (7x)
-Wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony (2x)
-Possession of Burglar Tools (7x)