Theft of Lottery Tickets on Elkton Road

On May 8, 2021, a theft was reported at Dash Discount Liquors at 1142 Elkton Road.  The theft occurred on May 7, 2021 at about 1815 hours.  During the theft, a male and female suspect entered the business.  The female suspect engaged an employee in conversation while the male suspect removed the entire display of lottery tickets from the front counter.  Both suspects fled the store on on foot towards Maryland with the male suspect carrying the lottery ticket display.

The suspects are described as a black male, tall, thin and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, tan boots lined with fur and a blue glove.  The female is white or hispanic with tattoos on her left arm.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PO R. Young at (302) 366-7100 x. 3588 or ryoung@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

Burglary on North College Avenue

On May 10, 2021, Newark Police responded to the Drip Cafe at 60 North College Avenue for a report of a burglary.  An investigation at the scene revealed that at about 0551 hours that morning, an unknown suspect forced entry into the business through a rear door.  Once inside, the suspect removed a safe and fled the business.

The suspect is a male wearing a yellow neon traffic vest, dark pants, boots and a dark baseball cap.  He possibly fled in a white pick-up truck with a trailer.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or wanderson@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.