On Sunday (January 21) New Castle County Police patrol officers were dispatched to the unit block of Westminster Dr, in the community of Holiday Hills, for a report of a suspicious person rummaging through vehicles.
Upon arriving at the scene, the officers observed a person matching the description standing next to a Chevy Camaro. The subject was identified as 18-year-old Calvin Shelton. An investigation ensued and Calvin Shelton was taken into custody and subsequently arrested for one count of felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle, which was recovered close by, one count of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief and one count of misdemeanor Theft.
As the investigation progressed, detectives from the New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigations Unit, and detectives from the Delaware State Police, Criminal Investigations Unit were notified and assumed the investigation. During the course of this investigation, search warrants were authored for Calvin Shelton’s Tenth Street residence and his girlfriend’s residence in the unit block of Lido Lane. There, detectives were able to recover stolen property from multiple residential burglaries along with burglaries to a local church.
Calvin Shelton was arraigned on the following charges: the aforementioned, one count of felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle, one count of felony Theft and Victim is Over 62 years of Age, two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief, two counts of misdemeanor Theft, two counts of felony Burglary 3rd, one count of felony Burglary 2nd, one count of misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana and multiple traffic violations.
Calvin Shelton was held in lieu of $13,250 cash-only bail.