Release: August 14, 2019 0830 Complaint # 51-19-9025
Released by: Det./Sgt. Horsman Occurred: August 13, 2019
On August 13th, 2019 at 0740 hrs, the Milford Police Department was called to investigate a burglary at IG Burton, located on N. Rehoboth Blvd. The investigation revealed that eight new vehicles were stolen from the dealership. The vehicles included 5-2019 Police Model Dodge Chargers with no emergency equipment, 2- 2019 Dodge Durangos and a Dodge RAM 2500 Quad Cab. The investigation quickly developed suspect leads. Those leads lead detectives to the Dover area. The Milford Police enlisted the assistance of Dover Police and the Delaware State Police as the investigation developed.
By 9:30pm on August 13th, the Dover Police Department had recovered ALL eight vehicles which were hidden throughout their city and the surrounding area. All eight vehicles are currently secured in various police impounds.
There are no public safety concerns as all vehicles were recovered by police.
Several juveniles and young adults were identified as suspects in this case. While all the vehicles have been recovered this is an open and active investigation.
This release will be updated as arrests are made.