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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.


Troopers Seek Publics Assistance in Identifying Suspect


Date Posted: Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Rehoboth Beach- The Delaware State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured suspect who is wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident and disregarding a police officer’s signal.

The incident occurred on April 24, 2019 at approximately 6:06 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the Tanger Nike Outlet located at 36698 Bayside Outlet Drive for a shoplifting complaint.  Upon arrival Troopers were advised that the suspect removed approximately $80.00 worth of clothing and fled the store without rendering payment.

The suspect was seen fleeing the area in a maroon colored Pontiac Grand AM displaying PA registration, KYG1269.  Troopers located the occupied vehicle in the Seaside Outlet parking lot and initiated a traffic stop.  A brief pursuit ensued when the vehicle struck an unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot and continued to flee from police.

The suspect was described as an African American male, wearing gray/white/orange colored sneakers, jeans, a white t-shirt, and a black hat.

Troopers have been unable to identify the suspect who is wanted out of Troop 7 for the following charges:

  • Disregarding a Police Officer’s signal
  • Shoplifting
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Leaving the scene of an Accident
  • Reckless Driving
  • Failure to Provide Information at a Collision Scene
  • Failure to Report a Collision

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the pictured suspect or the incident is asked to please contact Cpl. Haley at Troop 7 by calling 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 042519 0816

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