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Burglary At Jolly Joe’s Liquor Store

Incident Number: 50-23-453

Date/Time:  Thursday, January 5, 2023, between 3:08 a.m. and 3:16 a.m.

Location: Jolly Joe’s Liquor Store, 1160 Whiteoak Road Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid   Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us

Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Jolly Joe’s Liquor Store, 1160 Whiteoak Road Dover, DE early Thursday morning. The investigation began when Dover Police was called to the business at 3:12 a.m. for a burglary alarm and it was reported that multiple suspects had entered the store. Officers responded and found the suspects had broken the front door allowing them to gain entry into the business. Through the investigation, it was revealed that four suspects broke into the business and once inside, they stole an undisclosed amount of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products. The suspects fled the area and have not been located. The suspect descriptions are as follows;

Suspect 1: unknown gender, light skinned, red jcket and gray pants
Suspect 2: light skin male with black jacket and dark pants
Suspect 3: black male with black hooded sweatshirt and white/gray/black pants
Suspect 4: black male with white top and black pants.

This 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 t 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestopperweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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