Burglary reported at Georgetown food market

GEORGETOWN — A 56-year-old Seaford man was arrested after an alleged burglary at the One Stop Food Market on Aug. 26, Georgetown Police spokesman Detective Joey Melvin said.

Kevin Stone

Police said an unknown person forced entry through a window into the building in the 400 block of East Market Street and removed merchandise.

An image of the suspect was captured by way of the store’s video surveillance equipment, police said.

On Monday a Georgetown Police patrol officer saw a person walking on North Bedford Street who matched the description of the burglary suspect.

After stopping the person the officer determined that he was the burglary suspect and took him into custody without incident, police said.

The suspect, identified as Kevin Stone, was charged with third-degree burglary, theft under $1,500, possession of burglar tools and criminal mischief.

He was arraigned and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown in lieu of secured bond.

 

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