Burglary Arrest on North Chapel Street

On October 13, 2021, at about 1152 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the unit block of North Chapel Street for a report of a burglary that just occurred.  Arriving officers found that residents of the house were following the suspect.  Officers located the suspect hiding behind a residence on the block and engaged in a foot pursuit with the suspect.  After a short chase, officers stopped the suspect and took the suspect into custody following a brief struggle.

The suspect was identified as Rhiannon Trent, 37, of Newark.

The investigation at the residence determined that Trent entered the residence through an unsecured entrance and removed property belonging to the residents.  One of the residents confronted Trent and Trent began to flee, followed by the resident.

Trent was transported to Newark Police headquarters where she was charged with:

  • Burglary First Degree
  • Resisting Arrest with Force
  • Theft Under $1500

Trent appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held in default of $6500 secured bail.  Trent was turned over to the custody of the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in New Castle.

Rhiannon Trent