Police apprehend teens for burglary - Town of Middletown, Delaware

Police apprehend teens for burglary

Date: June 11, 2012

   On June 11, at about 1 a.m., the New Castle County Police attempted to stop a 2008 Toyota Tundra in the area of Summit Bridge Road and Bethel Church Road. The vehicle began to flee from the officer, crashed into a fire hydrant and later came to a stop about 200 yards in a field.

   Two subjects were observed fleeing from the vehicle and were later apprehended. The subjects were identified as a 17-year-old male juvenile from Middletown and his 17-year-old girlfriend from Townsend, who were taken into custody without incident.

   The vehicle, along with various electronics, was discovered to have been stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Simpson Place in the Legends, Middletown.

   During the burglary investigation, the Middletown Police were able to return the stolen property to the owner and arrested both teens for the burglary.

   Both subjects were charged with Burglary second degree, theft of a motor vehicle, felony criminal mischief and conspiracy second degree. Both were committed to New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of the required bail.

   The investigation is ongoing.