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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Wanted Subject

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Ott, John I
John I. Ott


Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Seaford – State Police are requesting assistance in locating John I. Ott, 48 of Salisbury, Maryland, who is wanted for multiple counts of Theft and Criminal Trespass.  He is also wanted out of Sussex County courts for numerous capiases.

Ott is wanted in connection with thefts that occurred in the Seaford and Delmar, Delaware areas in which he would illegally enter private property and remove lawn equipment and construction tools and then sell them at an area pawn shop.

If anyone has any information in reference to John Ott’s whereabouts, they are asked to contact Troop 5 at 302-337-1090. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at

Released: 082917 1100


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