Incident Number: 50-23-31131
Date/Time: Friday, September 22nd, 2023 at 9:49 p.m.
Location: Cinnabon, 1051 North DuPont Highway, 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 has arrested Scott Ottinger, 53, of Clayton, for three burglaries following an incident Friday evening. Dover Police Department was called to Cinnabon, 1051 North DuPont Highway, for the report of a suspect that had broken into the business. Officers responded and upon arrival, Ottinger was taken into custody without incident. Officers were able to speak with employees of the business who advised that on September 7th, 2023, a suspect broke into the business and stole money. Surveillance from the business confirmed that Ottinger was responsible for the burglary on the 7th as well. Further investigation led Detectives to determine that Ottinger was also responsible for the burglary at the County Eatery that occurred on September 20th.
Ottinger was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.
Ottinger was released on $7,700 unsecured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary Third Degree (3x)
-Theft Under $1,500 (3x)
-Criminal Mischief (2x)