Two Accused In A String Of More Than 40 Sussex Co. Burglaries - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Two Accused In A String Of More Than 40 Sussex Co. Burglaries

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Christopher Stoe, 28, of Laurel Christopher Stoe, 28, of Laurel
James Passwaters, 28, of Bridgeville James Passwaters, 28, of Bridgeville

SUSSEX CO., Del. - Two men have been charged in connection to more than 40 burglaries in Sussex County.

Delaware State Police say since May, they have been investigating several daytime residential burglaries in the county, where electronics, firearms, jewelry, and cash were taken. During that investigation, evidence found at one scene, that lead to the arrest of Christopher Stoe, 28, of Laurel, on August 12th.

Detectives were reportedly able to link Stoe to more than 40 burglaries, some going back to 2012. Police say in many of the burglaries, Stoe was driven to and from, by James Passwaters, 28, of Bridgeville. He was arrested on August 19th.

Stoe was charged with 147 offenses related to the burglaries, including 2nd and 3rd degree burglary, and theft of a firearm, and is being held at Sussex Correction Institute on $216,000 bail. Passwaters was charged with 138 offenses, and is also being held at SCI, on $40,200 bail.

DSP say the investigation is still on-going at this time, and more charges are anticipated.

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