SOCIAL MEDIA HELPS DETECTIVES ARREST BURGLARY SUSPECTS

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police have arrested 25-year-old William Rodriguez Jr. and 46-year-old William Rodriguez Sr. in connection with a Burglary that occurred on the unit block of Naamans Rd.

(Wilmington, DE 19810) Tuesday (November 13th) Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a Burglary report that occurred at the unit block of  Naamans Rd. The suspect obtained several items, including a credit card. The card was later used at a Wawa in Essington, Pennsylvania (near the Philadelphia airport).

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A photo was captured of the suspect and was then posted to New Castle County Division of Police social media sites requesting assistance with identification. Detectives received numerous tips identifying 25-year-old William Rodriguez Jr. as the subject in the photo. Further investigation resulted in the identification of 46-year-old William Rodriguez Sr. as an accomplice of this crime. As of Monday (December 12), both William Rodriguez Jr and William Rodriguez Sr. have been apprehended.

 

 

 

William Rodriguez Sr. was charged with one count of felony Burglary in the Second Degree, one charge of felony Theft, one count of Conspiracy in the Second Degree, and one charge of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief. William Rodriguez Sr. was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and is currently being held at Gander Hill in lieu of $9,000 cash bail.

William Rodriguez Jr.was charged with one count of misdemeanor Receiving Stolen Property. William Rodriguez Jr.was arraigned by the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was released on $500 unsecured bail.

 

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William Rodriguez Sr.

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William Rodriguez Jr.

If you or someone you know is a victim of a crime call the New Castle County Division of Police Non-Emergency line at 302-573-2800, for emergency dial 911.