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Delaware State Police have arrested 25-year-old Stacha Briggs of New Castle, DE and 24-year-old Quan’ja Reeves of Wilmington, DE for robbery and related charges following an incident on Saturday morning.
On April 9th, 2022, at approximately 10:25 a.m., troopers responded to the D’ Paradise Beauty Supply, located at 323 S. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE regarding a knife-point robbery that just occurred. A 51-year-old male employee informed troopers that two female subjects wearing masks had removed merchandise from the store and attempted to leave without paying for the items. When the employee confronted the two subjects, one of the suspects displayed a knife towards the victim. The suspects then fled the scene in a silver Toyota Camry traveling southbound on DuPont Highway.
At approximately 10:32 a.m., an officer from the New Castle County Police Department observed the Toyota Camry in the area of Beaver Brook Plaza. The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on southbound DuPont Parkway at Vinway Road. The vehicle was occupied by Briggs and Reeves, and both suspects were taken into custody without incident. A subsequent search of the Camry led to the recovery of a fixed-blade knife and merchandise that had been removed from D’ Paradise Beauty Supply.
Both Briggs and Reeves were transported to Troop 2 and charged with the following crimes:
Both Briggs and Reeves were arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 11. Briggs was released on $48,000 unsecured bond, and Reeves was released on $39,000 unsecured bond.
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