(New Castle, DE 19720) Throughout the months of December 2019 and January 2020,  detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit Property Squad have been investigating multiple burglaries that have occurred in and around the communities of Meeting House Hill, Old Post Farm, and Kirkwood Gardens.

The extensive investigation revealed that 38-year-old Brian Stigile of Wilmington, DE and 36-year-old Ashlie Marshall of Earlville, MD were responsible for these incidents.

According to the investigation, the couple would pick out a house. Stigile would then enter the house either by using force or through an unlocked window/door.  Marshall would wait in a vehicle and drive away when Stigile returned with the stolen property.

On February 1st, 2020 both subjects were apprehended and charged with: three counts of felony Burglary to a Residence, three counts of felony Theft Victim is over 62, two counts of felony Theft Over $1500, three counts of felony Conspiracy 2nd, one count of Selling Stolen Property and three counts of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief.

Both were arraigned by New Castle County Superior Court, Stigile is being held on $27,000 secured bail and Marshall is being held on $20,500 secured bail.

A significant amount of stolen property has already been returned to the victims.  The following pictures are of property that we can’t identify. If you recognize any of the items, please contact Det. Megan McCole at 302-395-2786 or megan.mccole@newcastlede.gov for more information.