UPDATE: Police arrest Georgetown burglary suspect

GEORGETOWN, Del. – UPDATE: Police say the suspect has been found. On Sunday at approximately 12:14 p.m., officers from the Millsboro Police Department received information that Shockley was driving a silver KIA which was parked in the lot of the Wawa on DuPont Blvd. in Millsboro. Responding Millsboro officers, assisted by Troopers out of Troop 4, located Shockley in the Wawa parking lot and took him in to custody without incident.

Shockley was arraigned on the below listed charges and then committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $40,500.00 secured bail.

  • Burglary 2nd Degree
  • Burglary 3rd Degree
  • Theft under $1500.00 (2 counts)
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Theft by False Pretense (10 counts)
  • Falsifying Business Records (11 counts)
  • Selling Stolen Property (10 counts)


ORIGINAL POST: In Georgetown, police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man who they believe burglarized a home on Friday.

Police are looking for 28-year-old Joshua Shockley of Georgetown. Investigators say sometime between 4 and 7 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Shockley forced his way into a home in the 2000 block of Kings Highway and left with an unknown amount of property.

According to police, Shockley already has warrants out for his arrest for similar charges.

If anyone has any information on Shockley’s whereabouts, they’re asked to call Delaware State Police Troop 4 at 302-856-5850.



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