Vehicle struck by gunfire in Dagsboro

DAGSBORO — A vehicle was struck by gunfire early Sunday morning, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

The incident occurred at approximately 3:06 a.m. in the 29000 block of Colony Drive, Bay Colony when troopers were called for a criminal mischief complaint.

Troopers met with an 18-year-old male who said there was a party at his residence on Saturday night into Sunday morning. The individual advised that after the party had dispersed at about 1 a.m., he discovered that a vehicle that was parked in the driveway and the exterior of the residence had sustained a bullet hole.

No injuries were reported and there was no immediate suspect information.

Police asked anyone with information to contact the Troop 4, Major Crimes Unit at 856-5850.

Investigation leads to burglary charges

SEAFORD — Two Seaford residents were charged with burglary following investigation into an Oct. 30, 2018, incident in the 9000 block of Easter Lane, authorities said.

Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said troopers were called to the scene by a homeowner reporting that her residence had been burglarized by forced entry through a rear basement door. Multiple items were stolen, police said, including a flat screen television, Xbox gaming console, and multiple computer tablets.

Through further investigations, troopers identified Matthew R. Windsor, 28, and Destiny R. Thomas, 26, as suspects.

Mr. Windsor turned himself in to police on Jan. 25 and was charged with second-degree burglary, second-degree conspiracy, theft under $1,500 and criminal mischief. Ms. Thomas was located Sunday at a residence in the 24000 block of Concord Pond Road. She initially provided a false name, police said, and taken into custody.

Police: Homeowner finds burglary suspect in house

DOVER — A 31-year-old Dover man was charged with second-degree burglary after a homeowner found him inside a residence Saturday morning, authorities said.

Thomas Jenkins allegedly forced his way into the home in the 600 block of Pear Street by prying open a door between 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9:06 a.m. Saturday. Police said food was eaten inside the home.

Authorities said Mr. Jenkins fled the home when the resident entered his home. Mr. Jenkins was taken into custody without incident.

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