April 22, 2017 - Arrest made. See the 4/22/17 press release for updated information.
April 7, 2017 – Newark Police is investigating an occupied residential burglary that occurred on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:44a.m. in the unit block of Munro Road. A resident, who is 55 years old, reported that he was asleep in a second floor bedroom when he heard noises coming from the first floor. The homeowner reported that he exited his bedroom and noticed some property damage on the first floor. He then returned to his bedroom and called police.
Arriving officers located an open rear sliding door at the residence, however, they found the suspect(s) had already fled the residence. A New Castle County Police K9 Officer conducted a track for the suspect(s) with his K9 partner without success. It was later determined that nothing had been stolen from the residence.
There is no surveillance video available for release at this time.
Residents are reminded to immediately report any suspicious persons or activity to Newark Police and to ensure that their windows and doors to their residences are locked.
Anyone with additional information on this incident or any residents on Monro Drive with exterior surveillance camera footage are encouraged to contact Detective William Anderson, 302-366-7100 x 3469, or William.Anderson@cj.state.de.us
You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411.
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www.tipsubmit.com where a reward may be available.