Del. woman arrested for burglary, theft

1280 Gleason

HARTLY, Del. – A Camden woman is behind bars after being arrested on burglary and other related charges.

At around 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, troopers responded to the 1800 block of Slaughter Station Road for a theft complaint. The investigation revealed that a female subject had trespassed onto the property and stolen items from a vehicle parked in the driveway. Troopers also discovered that the same woman had trespassed onto other nearby properties, stolen items from parked vehicles, and burglarized a residential garage.

Troopers searched the surrounding area and found 34-year-old Misty Gleason outside of a residence on Slaughter Station Road. Further investigation determined that Gleason was the suspect involved in the thefts.

Police took Gleason into custody and found her in possession of approximately 274 prescription-only pills that did not belong to her. She was subsequently charged with second degree burglary, two counts of possession of a non-controlled prescription drug, four counts of theft under $1500, criminal mischief, three counts of second degree criminal trespass, and third degree criminal trespass.

Gleason was held at the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on a $5,110 secured bond.

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