Townsend Woman Charted for Burglarizing Business in Newark


NEWARK, DE – On September 5, 2020, at about 2318 hours, Newark Police responded to a burglar alarm at a business in the 1200 block of Old Coochs Bridge Road.  Officers found that the building had been entered and property was stolen from inside.

Surveillance video depicted a male and a female removing property from the business.  Further investigation found that the suspects used forced entry to enter the business.  Newark Police Detectives spoke with a witness who was in the area and the detectives were able to identify one of the suspects as Kristy Jones, 40, whose last known address was in Townsend, DE.  A warrant was issued for Jones’ arrest for charges of Burglary Third Degree, Conspiracy Second Degree, Theft Under $1,500 and Criminal Mischief.

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Anyone with information about this incident, or the location of Jones, is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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