UPDATE (Suspect Arrested) Robbery at Woodcrest Apartments
Through this investigation, the Dover Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit was able to identify a 17-year-old white male, of Dover, as one of the suspects involved in this incident. On 01/11/23, the 17-year-old was taken into custody without incident and transported to Dover Police were he was processed and arraigned.
The 17-year-old was released to his parent on $10, 000 unsecured bail on the following charges:
-Robbery First Degree
-Conspiracy Second Degree
Incident Number: 50-23-994
Date/Time: Sunday, January 8, 2023, 10:43 p.m.
Location: Parking Lot of 892 Woodcrest Drive, Woodcrest Apartments, 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 robbery that occurred Sunday night at Woodcrest Apartments. The investigation began when the victim reported the robbery on Monday, 1/9/23 at approximately 5:00 p.m. The ensuing investigation revealed the victim went to Woodcrest Apartments on Sunday at approximately 10:43 p.m. and parked in the parking lot of 892 Woodcrest Drive. After parking, three suspects entered the victim’s vehicle and one of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded he turn over property. The victim turned over an undisclosed amount of money, a payment card, and a cell phone.
The suspects then fled in an unknown direction. Detective are working to identify all suspects involved and no suspect description is being released at this time.
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.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance. You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us
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