Residential Burglary on South Chapel Street

On May 8, 2021, at about 1100 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the 100 block of South Chapel Street for a reported burglary.  The residents reported that sometime in the early morning hours, an unknown suspect entered the residence and removed personal property from inside.

An investigation at the scene revealed that the doors to the residence had been left unlocked.  Area surveillance cameras captured an unknown suspect entering and leaving the residence in the early morning hours and walking through the rear yard carrying property from within the residence.  The video is not currently available for release.

Residents are reminded that locking the doors to your residence and vehicles at all times is any easy deterrent to theft.

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