UPDATE: Delaware cigarette theft suspect arrested in Frederica

Douglas Coppock, 26, of Frederica

A Frederica man was arrested, after troopers say he was responsible for several thefts including stealing cigarettes, in Delaware.

Delaware State Police say on Thursday, troopers went to the West Front Street home of 26-year-old Douglas Coppock, of Frederica, in an attempt to serve a warrant. The 26-year-old was wanted by multiple law enforcement agencies in connection to several cigarette thefts and other unrelated theft charges, in Delaware.

According to authorities Coppock was found upstairs in the home. He was reportedly taken into custody without incident.

Cappock was charged with two counts of shoplifting, two counts of conspiracy second degree, unrelated charges including: theft, theft by false pretense, and falsifying business records, and multiple unrelated charges out of Milford Police Department.

Police say he was later turned over to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $22,000 secured bail.

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