On January 1, 2023, at about 1100 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the unit block of East Park Place for a report of a residential burglary that occurred overnight.
Responding officers were advised by a resident that they discovered that property was missing from their unlocked residence. The resident reported that there was no forced entry and they were not home when the burglary occurred. The investigation determined that the burglary occurred between 0430 – 0500 hours.
While investigating the burglary, officers contacted the resident of another house in the unit block of East Park Place. The resident advised that personal property, along with the resident’s vehicle and vehicle key, was stolen from the residence. The resident was home at the time of the burglary, but was unaware the burglary was occurring. There was no forced entry to the residence. The stolen vehicle is a 2011 silver Hyundai Sonata with Delaware tag 48930. The vehicle has not been recovered.
While these burglary investigations were ongoing, Newark Police received a call from a residence in the 100-block of South Chapel Street reporting a burglary. This burglary occurred sometime after 0100 hours and personal property was found to have been removed the residence. The resident was home at the time of the burglary, but was unaware the burglary was occurring. There were no signs of forced entry at the residence.
The investigation into these incidents and their connection, if any, has been turned over to the Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Division.
Newark residents are reminded to lock the doors to their residence at all times and to call police at (302) 366-7111 to report suspicious activity.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. P. Klein at (302) 366-7100 x. 3480 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.