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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

*Update – Suspect Arrested* Troopers Searching for Magnolia Robbery Suspect

Date Posted: Saturday, April 27th, 2024

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Delaware State Police arrested 35-year-old George Brinkley of Milford, Delaware, for a robbery that occurred last week in Magnolia.

On April 19, 2024, at approximately 9:05 a.m., troopers responded to a house on Gray’s Lane in Magnolia for a robbery. The preliminary investigation revealed that a man went into a woman’s house, began arguing with her, and forcefully stole her property. During the robbery, the man took her phone and threw it. She was not able to call 911.

Through investigative means, troopers have identified 35-year-old George Brinkley as the suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. On April 26, 2024, Brinkley was taken into custody and transported to Troop 3. He was charged with the below crimes, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a $1,750 secured bond.

  • Robbery Second Degree (Felony)
  • Malicious Interference Emergency Communications
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