Police arrest man in connection to multiple burglaries at Dover mall

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police have arrested a man in connection to several burglaries inside the Dover mall that happened during the month of May 2019.

Police say that 34-year-old Otto McDonald was a temp worker performing labor at the Victor’s Secret store and subsequently had access to the mall. It is believed that during his time working at the store, he stole tools from multiple workers at the Victoria’s Secret store and pawned them at a local pawn shop. It is also believed that McDonald was connected to recent burglaries at Piercing Pagoda and Journey’s Shoe Store inside the mall.

McDonald was charged with four counts of burglary third degree, two counts of theft $1500 or greater, three counts of theft under $1,500, two counts of theft by false pretense, and three counts of criminal mischief. He was released on his own recognizance.

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