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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

*UPDATE-Arrest Made* Newark Area Verizon Wireless Store Robbed

Date Posted: Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Jeremy Poore
Jeremy P. POORE

Newark – Delaware State Police detectives have arrested  Jeremy P. Poore, 30, of Newark, in connection with the September 2016, armed robbery of a Newark area Verizon Wireless store.

The original incident occurred at approximately 10:05 a.m., Saturday, September 10, 2016, at the Verizon Wireless store, located at 1209 Churchman’s Road, Newark. Poore entered the business brandishing both a handgun and knife, and ordered employees to turn over money from the safe. After a brief struggle, Poore was able to flee with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Through various investigative leads and measures, to include physical evidence collected at the scene, detectives were able to positively identify Poore as the suspect responsible for the robbery.

On Thursday, December 21, 2017, Poore was taken into custody without incident, and formally charged with 2 counts of Robbery 1st Degree, and 1 count each of Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, and Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony.

Poore was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2, and released after posting $80,000 secured bond.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to contact Sgt. P. Doherty by calling 302-365-8566.

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Click on the following link to view the original release: Newark Area Verizon Wireless Store Robbed

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin

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