Two charged in thefts from motor vehicles investigation

SUSSEX COUNTY – Delaware State Police arrested two suspects from Frankford in connection with recent thefts from motor vehicles.

In mid-July 2019, troopers handled multiple reports of thefts from motor vehicles in various developments in the Bethany Beach, Ocean View, Selbyville and Frankford areas.

During these investigations, authorities determined credit cards and debit cards were removed from vehicles and utilized at various business establishments in Sussex County, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

Jeffrey Imle

Through investigation, troopers identified two suspects: 27-year-old Jeffrey P. Imle and 24-year-old Alexandra M. Anderson.

On July 24 at approximately 8: 15 a.m., Troop 4 Criminal Investigations Unit responded to Anderson’s residence in the 34000 block of Virginia Drive, Frankford to conduct a warrant attempt.

Alexandra Anderson

Imle and Anderson were inside the residence and initially both refused to exit, Cpl. Jaffe said.  Imle also would not allow Anderson’s mother who was inside the residence to exit.  Eventually Imle and Anderson were taken into custody without further incident. 

Imle was found in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.  A search warrant was also obtained for the residence and detectives recovered numerous stolen items.

Imle and Anderson were transported to Troop 4.

Jeffrey Imle was charged with Identity Theft (three counts), Theft-Felony (six counts), Theft (nine counts), Unlawful Use of a Credit Card (three counts), Criminal Trespass 3rd (13 counts), Conspiracy 2nd (seven counts), Conspiracy 3rd (two counts), Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd; Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Imle was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $49,013 secured bond.

Alexandra Anderson was charged with Identity Theft (three counts), Theft-Felony (six counts), Conspiracy 2nd (seven counts), Conspiracy 3rd (two counts), Theft (nine counts), Unlawful Use of a Credit Card (three counts) and Criminal Trespass 3rd (13 counts).

Anderson was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $50,513 secured bond.

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