Police: 2 arrested in attempt to sell stolen jacket

DOVER — Two 22-year-old men who arrived in a parking lot to sell an allegedly stolen $995 jacket were instead arrested early Sunday night, Dover Police said.

Kelvin Boadu, of Dover, and Dominique Miles, of Washington, D.C., traveled to the Royal Farms at 295 S. DuPont Highway with a jacket that had been posted for sale on Ebay, authorities said.

The jacket was reported stolen from the front door of an apartment on Oct. 18, according to spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman.

Dover PD was notified that a sale was upcoming and that a suspect or suspects were to arrive in a navy blue Audi with Virginia tags, Cpl. Hoffman said.

When Mr. Boadu and Mr. Miles arrived at Royal Farms at 6:05 p.m., officers approached.

Kelvin Boadu

Mr. Boadu allegedly tried to run, but police said he was quickly taken into custody. A loaded .45-caliber firearm with an obliterated serial number was found in his waistband, according to authorities.

The allegedly stolen jacket was found in the vehicle’s trunk along with 18.1 grams of marijuana packaged for sale, and a digital scale, police said.

Mr. Miles is charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, receiving stolen property, drug paraphernalia and third-degree conspiracy.

He was released on unsecured bond.
Mr. Boadu is charged with carry a concealed deadly weapon, possession of firearm with obliterated serial number, resisting arrest, receiving stolen property and third-degree conspiracy.
He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown on $4,500 secured bond.

Reach staff writer Craig Anderson at canderson@newszap.com

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