Man arrested in connection to numerous business burglaries in Dover
DOVER, Del. – Dover Police say a man was arrested early Friday morning in connection to several recent burglaries in the Dover area.
Shortly before 1 a.m., officers responded to an alarm at Happy 13 Liquors on S. DuPont Highway. It was discovered that the suspect used a large rock to break a glass door and stole several items from inside.
Shortly before 3 a.m., officers responded to an alarm at the Speedway gas station on N. DuPont Highway. Police say this business had also been broken into through a glass door.
A short time later, police found 33-year-old Brian Bower, who was wearing the same clothing seen in both Friday morning burglaries.
In addition to these two incidents, Bower will be charged with multiple counts of burglary and other related charges from three other recent incidents, including:
- DOT Discount Tobacco store burglary
- El Nopal restaurant burglary
- Happy 13 Liquor store burglary (first incident)
Police say Bower has also been charged in connection to four additional burglaries in the Dover area earlier this year at the La Delicia restaurant, Dollar Tree, Pivot Occupational Health, and Oreck.