POLICE ARREST 18-YEAR-OLD FOR MULTIPLE ARMED ROBBERIES

(Wilmington, DE 19808) On April 20th, 2021 patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at 1907 Centerville Rd, The Valero Gas Station.

When the units arrived, they learned that earlier a masked suspect entered the store, brandished a knife and left with an undisclosed amount of money.  Additional witnesses also reported to the officers that the suspect ran from the Valero to a local elementary school where the suspect entered a blue Honda Civic and left the area.

The patrol officers’ investigation was able to identify the suspect as possibly, 18-year-old Isaac Flores.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.  Their investigation revealed that Isaac Flores was indeed the suspect who robbed the Valero. 

 In addition, Flores’ history was tracked from his court-ordered (GPS) ankle bracelet and this implicated him in other robberies.

Last Friday, May 7th members of the New Castle County Division of Police Special Weapons and Tactics Team, detectives and troopers from the Delaware State Police were able to locate and take Flores into custody without incident.

Flores was transported to New Castle County Police Headquarters and was charged with one count of felony Robbery 1st, one count of felony Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, one count of felony Aggravated Menacing. The Delaware State Police charged him with additional felony counts of Robbery 1st, Aggravated Menacing, and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony.

He was arraigned by New Castle County Court of Common Pleas and held in lieu of $300,000 cash bail.

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POLICE APPREHEND BURGLAR IN THE COMMUNITY OF WOODBROOK

(Wilmington, De 19803) Last Sunday (May 2) at approximately 4:45 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of the 300 block of Sharpley Road in the community of Woodbrook for the report of a recovered stolen vehicle. When the officers arrived, they learned that a witness reported that the driver exited the vehicle and walked toward the parkland which parallels Sharpley Road and Kerfoot Farm Road. 

The officers walked through the parkland and followed a path that ended up on the 500 block of Kerfoot Farm Rd.  There, they spoke with a homeowner who stated that his Ford Edge had just been stolen from his driveway.  The officers then had the owner check his residence and they learned that multiple other items were stolen from within the residence.

Other patrol units in the area observed the Ford Edge at Sharpley Rd and Foulkstone Rd and conducted a vehicle stop where the driver 33-year-old, Amy Rea was taken into custody without incident.

The investigation then revealed that Rea entered the residence through an unsecured rear door.  While inside, Amy removed multiple items, including the vehicle keys, a laptop, and an iPad.  During the burglary, the homeowner’s two children (20 & 17yoa ) were home at the time but were unaware of Amy’s presence as they were in the basement and on the second floor.  All the stolen property was in the Ford Edge and returned to the homeowner.

Amy Rea was transported back to New Castle County Police Headquarters where she was charged with one count of felony Burglary 1st, one count of felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle, three counts of misdemeanor Theft Under $1500.00(x3), Attempted Burglary 2nd, and Attempted Theft Under $1500.  Delaware State Police also charged her with an additional felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle charge.

She was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $19,000 secured bail.

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