Delaware

Police: Harrington man arrested for stealing yard ornaments

HARRINGTON, Del. - A Harrington man previously accused of stealing plants from a neighbor and metal pipes from the Harrington Fire Company was arrested Monday morning on theft and trespassing charges, officials said.

Harrington Police responded to a report of a theft in the unit block of Clark Street on Monday morning where yard ornaments and umbrellas were stolen from the victim's yard. Suspecting Robert L. Kopp Sr., 72, who Harrington Police have had previous experience with in similar incidents, police responded to Kopp's residence.

Police say they found all of the items stolen from the yard at Kopp's home. Kopp was taken into custody and is charged with theft under $1,500 and third degree trespassing.

He has been released on $2,000 unsecured bond, officials said.


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