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UPDATE – Suspect Arrested In Connection With August 2022 Burglary at Walgreens

The Dover Police Department has arrested Nafis Shakir, 28, of Dover, following a burglary investigation that began in August of 2022. Through investigative measures, Shakir was developed as a suspect in the investigation and warrants were obtained for his arrest. On 01/17/23 at 6:09 p.m., Dover Police took Shakir into custody in the 100 block of Spruance Road Dover, DE. Shakir was transported to Dover Police where he was processed and arraigned.

Shakir was committed to SCI on $4,500 secured bail on the following charges:
-Burglary Third Degree
-Theft Over $1500
-Tampering with Physical Evidence
-Criminal Mischief

Nafis Shakir
Dover, DE


Incident Number: 50-22-24233

Date/Time:  Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 5:57 a.m.

Location: Walgreens, 1001 Forrest Ave, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on Saturday, August 6th, at Walgreens. During the overnight hours, while the business was closed, a black male wearing a black mask, light colored shirt, and shorts broke a window and entered the business. While inside, the suspect took several cartons of cigarettes, placed them into a bag, and left the store.