Police: Probation and Parole witness burglary

Adam Brown

DOVER — A 19-year-old Magnolia man was spotted in the midst of a residential burglary Wednesday night and arrested, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said.

According to authorities, Delaware Probation and Parole officers were working in the unit block of South Governors Avenue when the saw a man toss a bag from a broken second floor window. Dover PD was notified and Adam Brown was taken into custody inside the residence.

Police alleged that Mr. Brown broke into the residence and took a PlayStation game console and an undisclosed amount of cash at approximately 5:58 p.m. Mr. Brown was also wanted on two capiases for failure to appear, police said.

Charges included second-degree burglary, possession of burglar tools, theft of $1,500 or greater and criminal mischief. Mr. Brown was released on bond for the new charges, but given $500 secured bond for each capias. He then made bond, police said.

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