Suspects arrested for burglary spree in Delaware

MILFORD, Del.– Delaware State police have arrested a couple responsible for a burglary spree in Milford and Lewes.

Authorities say the pair allegedly robbed six different locations this week. On Monday, 38-year-old Michael Szambelak of Pennsylvania and 35-year-old Jennell Cohen of New Jersey robbed two homes in Milford just miles apart from each other. The two allegedly forced their way into one home, removed an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects also removed the victim’s Jeep from the garage and parked it at the end of the driveway. The suspects then broke into another home through a detached garage and attempted to make entry into the residence, but left the scene.

We’re told they also broke into The Light House of Lewes and Tyndall’s Casual Furniture where they again took an undisclosed amount of cash. The pair then targeted the Meinieke Car Care Center where a car was removed.

On Tuesday, police say they took medication and cash from Professionals Services. Police later found the suspects, after conducting a traffic stop. Szambelak lead police on a brief foot chase before being arrested.

Both suspects are currently being held on bond.

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