Update – Arrest – Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Baymont Inn

Based upon witness statements and surveillance video, Newark Police detectives identified the suspect in the Baymont Inn robbery as Chavez Waters, 34 from Newark.

On August 12, 2021, at about 1630 hours, Waters was arrested in the area of Fairway Road located in Newark, Delaware. Waters was transported to Newark Police Department Headquarters where he was charged with:

  • Robbery 1st
  • Poss. of a firearm during commission of a felony
  • Aggravated Menacing
  • Drug Dealing
  • Terroristic Threatening
  • Littering

He appeared before New Castle County Justice of the Peace Court 11 and received $135,000 cash bail.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. T. Gerasimov at (302) 366-7100 x. 3474 or tgerasimov@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.

 Prior Releases:
Original Release

Chavez Waters