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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Arrest Two for Burglary-Seaford

Date Posted: Monday, February 18th, 2019

Seaford- The Delaware State Police have arrested two suspects on burglary charges.

The incident occurred on October 30, 2018, when Troopers responded to a residence in the 9000 block of  Easter Lane for a report of a burglary.  Upon arrival, Troopers made contact with the homeowner who advised that her residence had been burglarized and the intruder(s) forced entry through a rear basement door.  Once inside the suspect(s) stole multiple items including a flat screen television,  Xbox gaming console, and multiple computer tablets.

Through further investigations, Troopers were able to identify two suspects, 28-year-old Matthew R. Windsor of Seaford and 26-year-old Destiny R. Thomas of Seaford.

On January 25, 2019, Windsor turned himself in at Troop 4 and was charged with the following:

  • Burglary Second Degree Dwelling
  • Conspiracy Second Degree
  • Theft Under $1500
  • Criminal Mischief

Windsor was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and released on $3,600.00 unsecured bond.

On February 17, 2019 at approximately 10:00 a.m., Troopers located Thomas at a residence in the 24000 block of Concord Pond Road.  Thomas initially provided Troopers with a false name and was subsequently taken into custody without incident.  Thomas was also wanted out of Troop 7 for a burglary incident that occurred on October 23, 2018 to a residence in the 20440 Wil King Road, Lewes.  In this incident, Thomas forced her way into the residence through a window and once inside she took an Apple Iphone 7 and fled the scene.  Thomas was transported back to Troop 5 where she was charged with the following:

  • Burglary Second Degree Dwelling (2 counts)
  • Theft Under $1500 Where a Victim is 62 Years of Age
  • Criminal Mischief  Under $1000 (2 counts)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree
  • Theft Under $1500

Thomas was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $21,500.00 secured bond.

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