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Police Arrest Clayton Man In Connection With Numerous Burglaries

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DOVER, Del. - Delaware State Police say a Clayton man was charged Friday after detectives linked him to fourteen burglaries in Kent County.

According to reports, the investigation began in January after Troopers began receiving reports of burglaries at residential construction sites. From January through March, troopers reportedly investigated fourteen burglaries where copper wiring and pipes were stolen from homes under construction in Dover, Clayton, and Smyrna. In several of the burglaries, forced entry was reportedly made into the partially-completed homes, causing damage to doors, walls, and windows. Cooper wiring and pipes, already installed, were allegedly removed from the homes. Additionally, in one burglary, a gasoline-powered electric generator was reportedly stolen.

Troop 3 detectives say they ere able to link Jimmy Snow, 35, to these crimes, and obtained a warrant for his arrest. Detectives reportedly apprehended Snow at his residence on March 14th. Police say Snow was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 on fourteen counts of burglary third degree and thirty-two related charges. He was reportedly released after posting $7,600 secured bail.

 

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