The Dover Police Department is releasing details regarding the looting incidents that took place at the Dover Mall on Sunday, May 31st. At approximately 7:30 PM, as a large group arrived in the area of the Dover Mall, officers were notified of several burglary alarms at the mall.
Looting suspects gained entry to the mall by breaking a glass door to Forever 21. Several people stole items from that location. Additional suspects entered the mall and damaged a security gate to gain access to other locations within the mall. Security gates and entry doors to T-Mobile and Foot Locker were both damaged, but the suspects did not gain access to those stores.
The suspects did gain access to Villa Shoe Store inside of the Dover Mall. A large amount of clothing and shoes were stolen from that location.
Cops caught looter with stolen merchandise and let him go free
At approximately 12:12 AM on June 1st, officers observed Corey Barlow in the downtown area with two new boxes of sneakers and a coat with tags still on it. Officers contacted Barlow and obtained his information as part of the ongoing investigation.
Cops caught the same looter second time red-handed in store; this time he was a keeper!
At approximately 11:00 AM on Monday, June 1st, officers received another burglary alarm for Villa Shoe Store. Upon arrival, it was learned that a suspect had entered the store through a damaged security gate. Corey Barlow (40, Dover), was arrested inside the storage area of the store as he was attempting to steal more merchandise.
Barlow was committed to SCI on a $3,700 secured bond on the following charges:
-Burglary 3rd Degree (2x)
-Criminal Mischief (2x)
WAWA burglarized for vape and tobacco
The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at WAWA located on N. DuPont Highway in Dover, Delaware June 1, 2020. At approximately 2:30 AM, an unknown male suspect shattered a rear glass door to the business.
Once inside, the suspect stole tobacco and vape products before fleeing. The suspect was a skinny male with a blue mask and head covering white t-shirt, and gray sweatpants.