Salisbury man arrested on numerous theft, burglary charges

1280 Steve Alexander

SALISBURY, Md. – A Salisbury man is behind bars on numerous theft and burglary charges.

On Monday, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office received a report of several thefts and a burglary in the 6000 block of Steve Street in Salisbury. It was determined that a suspect, later developed as 38-year-old Shawn Alexander, stole jewelry and other items from the residence several times over the last month. It was discovered that Alexander sold some of the stolen jewelry using a stolen identification card.

Alexander then broke into the residence again on Monday and stole a large amount of jewelry. Police were able to locate Alexander at a local hotel and took him into custody without incident. During his arrest, stolen jewelry, controlled dangerous substances, and paraphernalia were located. A large amount of jewelry has also been recovered.

Alexander is currently being held on a $20,000 bond on first degree burglary and multiple theft charges.

We’re told this is an active investigation that will likely result in additional charges and arrests in the future.

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