County Police Search for Persons of Interest in Burglary

The New Castle County Police are currently searching for the person(s) involved in the occupied night-time burglary to a home in the unit block of Haileys Trail in Newark.

(Newark, Del.-19711) On Thursday (11/10) officers responded to a home in the community of North Star for the report of a burglary.  Upon arrival, officers learned the unknown suspect(s) entered the home through an unsecured rear door and removed phones, electronics, an undisclosed amount of cash and credit cards.

As officers continued to investigate this incident, leads were developed which directed officers to a Walmart in Wilmington and a Wawa in Media, PA. Surveillance footage was obtained and detectives were able to capture still photographs of the suspects observed using the stolen credit cards.

Additional units responded to the North Star neighborhood and took additional reports for thefts from motor vehicles and the theft of a vehicle.  Victims were located in the following areas:

Unit block of Meteor Lane

Two vehicles in the unit block of Polaris Drive

Unit block of Nob Hill

Two vehicles in the unit block of Hailey’s Trail

Three vehicles in the unit block of Nob Hill

Please contact the New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800 if you have any information on the whereabouts of the persons in the photographs. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at

Tipsters may also call 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.

As a reminder, a reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes investigated by this agency.