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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Valero Burglary SuspectSuspect van Valero BurglaryPresented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

Newark, DE- The Delaware State Police are asking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify a male subject that broke into the Valero Gas Station, south of Newark.

The preliminary investigation revealed the incident took place on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at approximately 3:30 a.m. when an alarm was received from the Valero Gas Station located at 2565 Pulaski Highway, Newark.  Upon arrival of responding troopers determined that the establishment had been burglarized.  The investigation revealed a male subject had broken into the store and removed an ATM machine before fleeing in an unknown direction in a 2015-2016 Chevrolet Econoline full size van. (picture attached)

The suspect depicted in the surveillance images is described as a male standing approximately 5’10” – 6’00” tall, wearing a long sleeve shirt and dark pants. (picture attached)

If anyone has any information regarding this incident or the identity of the suspect, they are asked to contact Detective C. Hevelow at 302-365-8471. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 062216 1711



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