Three charged after guns and power tools were reportedly stolen in Seaford
Three people are facing charges, after troopers say they were involved in an incident where guns and powers tools were stolen from a home, in Seaford.
Delaware State Police say on February 11, just before 11:40 PM, a 29-year-old man reported that six guns and Dewalt power tools were taken from his residence while he was out of town. After further investigation, police learned that the victim allowed 24-year-old Marissa Schurman, of Milford, to stay at his Seaford residence for approximately 2 weeks, while he was away.
According to the report, during this time, Schurman allowed her boyfriend, 26-year-old Roland Wainwright of Frederica to also stay at the residence. Authorities say they discovered that Wainwright had pawned four of the firearms as well as the tools that belonged to the victim.
On Tuesday, Schurman and Wainwright turned themselves in to Troop 3 where they were subsequently taken into custody without incident. After further investigation, authorities learned that one of the firearms, a colt .38 revolver had been sold to 19-year-old Marc Johnson, of Milford.
Johnson was later arrested through coordinated efforts between Troop 5, Troop 3, members of the Kent County Drug Unit (KDU), and the Milford Police Department. The gun was also recovered.
Schurman was charged with 6 counts of theft of a firearm. She was later released on a $18,000 unsecured bond.
Wainwright was charged 6 counts of theft of a firearm, 6 counts of theft, 5 counts of falsifying business records, and 5 counts of selling stolen property. He was later turned over to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a $34,000 secured bond.
Johnson was charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon and receiving a stolen firearm. He was the turned over to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.
This case remains under investigation for the recovery of the sixth guns that was reportedly stolen.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call Troop 5, TFC. Z. Bonniwell at 302-232-3482 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.