Crime Alert: County Police Investigate Residential Burglaries

The New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigation Unit, is currently investigating a number of burglaries to homes in and around the Greenville area.

(Wilmington, Del.-19807)  The New Castle County Police have responded to seven (7) burglaries in the following locations Centerville Road, Greenspring Road, Valley Green Road, Lands End Road, Overbrook Road, Brook Valley Road and most recently Buck Road.

Residents are reminded to lock all their doors and windows to their homes.  If going away for an extended amount of time, ask a trusted friend or family member to check on your home regularly.  If homeowners have not purchased a residential alarm system, they should strongly consider as an alarm will alert police to any break-ins and deter would be burglars.  As a reminder, Park Smart; lock your vehicles, secure your valuables and take your keys with you.

We ask that all residents be mindful of their surrounds and report any suspicious activity.  Any person or vehicle out of place can be reported by calling (302) 573-2800 or 9-1-1.  Citizens can provide tips by visiting our website at  Tipsters may also call Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.  Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all IPhone and Android smartphones.